Odisha man stabs father to death after altercation

Balasore: A man allegedly stabbed his father to death with a knife after an altercation between the two at Tentei in Soro area of Odisha’s Balasore district late last night.

The deceased, identified as Jayakrishna Mallick, was opposing his son Sarat for being involved in illegal liquor trade.

Sarat returned home in an inebriated state last night, following which a heated exchange of words ensued between him and his father. Sarat lost his cool and stabbed his father with a knife killing him on the spot.

The accused fled the place soon after committing the murder. On being informed by neighbours, police reached the village and recovered the body which has been sent for post-mortem.

Efforts are on to trace and arrest the accused, police sources said.

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