Rairangpur: Man strangulates 18-month-old son

Rairangpur: In a shocking incident, a man strangulated his one and a half year old son at Jharapokharia village in Rairangpur of Mayurbhanj district.

The accused, Laxman Patra, was nabbed by villagers and was later handed over to police.

As per preliminary investigations, police sources reveal that family disturbance could be the reason behind such an extreme step taken by the accused.

As per sources, the accused Laxman Patra was trying to get married to another woman which was being opposed by his wife and was the reason behind altercations between the two.

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The accused had also threatened to kill his wife and son many a times in the past. However, things got ugly today when Laxman strangulated his son Biswaranjan Patra. After committing the crime, Laxman tried to flee but was nabbed by the locals who handed him over to police.