Man Kills Son For Returning Home Late

Keonjhar: A man hacked his son with an axe for allegedly returning home late following which the latter died while undergoing treatment at Keonjhar district headquarters hospital (DHH) on Monday.

Reportedly on Sunday, Cherenga Munda (45) of Lunaghara village under Suakati panchayat of the district had sent his wife Manju Munda and son Ghana Munda (27) to fetch some groceries and essentials.

It was when they returned home late, Cherenga attacked them with an axe in an inebriated state. Ghana sustained serious injuries in the attack and fell unconscious.

On hearing the screams of Manju, neighbours rushed to the spot and rushed Ghana to Keonjhar DHH where he breathed his last today evening.

Till filing of the report, Suakati police have registered a case and have initiated a probe into the incident.