ROURKELA: A 40-year-old man brutally battered his elderly parents to death with a stone pestle over property dispute at Singhtola in Bishpur village within Bisra police limits on Friday.
The accused was identified as Jaisingh Singh. Zone-III DSP Aseem Panda said Singh had picked up a quarrel with his mother Lilabati (60) and father Manbodh (70) on Thursday evening demanding his share in a piece of land sold recently.
He again got into a quarrel with his parents on Friday morning and in a fit of rage, battered them to death with a stone pestle.
The accused man has been arrested and both the bodies sent for postmortem, Panda added.