Jharsuguda: A man allegedly killed his father in a fit of rage by hitting him with a flower pot at Banjhipalli village under Rengali police limits in Sambalpur district today.
The deceased has been identified as Kartik Giri.
According to reports, one Dilip Giri of Banjhipalli village had an altercation with his wife Neelam Giri in the morning today.
Neelam allegedly consumed phenyl after the altercation with her husband and has been admitted to a hospital in critical condition.
Following the consumption of phenyl by Neelam, Dilip’s father Kartik blamed him for the incident. The father-son duo had arguments over the issue and in a fit of rage, Dilip hit his father with a flower pot which was lying around.
Kartik slumped on the ground under its impact, he was rushed to the hospital immediately where doctors declared him dead.
Rengali police have detained Dilip and were interrogating him till reports last came in.