STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Drunk man in Odisha hacks father to death with axe, held

Police said Suvendu Bhadra, in a fit of rage assaulted his father, Alekha Chandra, with an axe late on Tuesday night after the latter scolded him for coming home drunk.

Published: 08th July 2021 08:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th July 2021 08:21 AM   |  A+A-

death, murder, suicide, die, dead

For representational purposes.

By Express News Service

KENDRAPARA: A 40-year-old man hacked his father to death in an inebriated state in Adanga village within Derabishi police limits here on Tuesday night.

The accused, identified as Suvendu Bhadra, was later arrested. Suvendu reportedly killed his father 70-year-old Alekha Chandra, a retired government employee, with an axe after the latter rebuked him for consuming alcohol.

Police said the accused returned home drunk late in the night following which Alekha scolded him. In a fit of rage, the accused picked up an axe and assaulted the elderly man. Alekha sustained grievous head injuries and died on the spot. 

Suvendu tried to flee from the village after committing the crime but some villagers nabbed him and informed police. Derabishi IIC Sumant Kisan said the victim’s body was sent to the hospital for autopsy. Police also seized the blood-stained axe from the spot. The accused was arrested and produced in court on Wednesday. He was remanded to judicial custody after his bail plea was rejected, the IIC added.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp