**Jajpur: ** A youth was beaten to death by his father over family dispute at Podana village under Sadar police limits in the district here on Wednesday night.
The deceased has been identified as Upendra Behera while the accused father has been identified as Bidyadhar Behera.
According to sources, Upendra Behera used to create disturbance at home on a daily basis after being drunk. On Wednesday night, he had struck an argument with his father in an inebriated state, and had even hit Bidyadhar.
Unable to take this on a routine basis, the father hit him back with a wooden plank resulting his death on the spot.
The police reached the spot, seized the body and detained Bidyadhar. They have started an investigation into this incident.