Keonjhar: In a blood-curdling incident, a habitually drunk youth of Barbil town has brutally killed his mother by allegedly hitting her hard with a brick for unknown reason.
Following the murder, the locals tied the killer son and handed him over to the police last night.
The shocking incident reportedly took place at Ward No 2 Gita Hutting under the Barbil Municipality limits in the district here on Wednesday night.
While the 55-year-old deceased woman has been identified as Sombari Munda, the accused son is named to be Kishore.
The Barbil Town Police Station has registered a murder case against arrested Kishore and investigating the matter.
Till the filing of the report, the exact reason behind the motive of murder committed by the son in an inebriated condition was not ascertained.