Odisha man gets 10 years in jail for matricide

Bhubaneswar: A man was today sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment for killing his mother in Sundargarh district of Odisha in 2017.

Sundargarh District Sessions Judge Subhadarshi Patnaik also imposed a penalty of Rs 5,000 on convict Dushmant Kalo of Tumulabuda village under Dharuadih police limit.

As per the case record, Dushmant had killed his mother Bisaya Kalo by hitting her repeatedly with a wooden plank over some family disputes in 2017.

The wife and daughter of Dushmant’s younger brother had made unsuccessful attempt to protect Bisaya from the accused.

Dushmant’s younger brother, who was away from home during the incident, had lodged an FIR in this regard with Dharuadih police.

The Sundargarh District Sessions Judge convicted Dushmant under Section 304 (1) of IPC by examining 29 witnesses and the evidences collected by police during investigation, said Public Prosecutor Abdul Samim Akhtar.

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