Man beats mother to death in Mayurbhanj, arrested

Mayurbhanj: Police today arrested a man for allegedly killing his mother at Dhalpur village under Jamda Police limits in Mayurbhanj district.

The woman, Kunti Alada, was reportedly beaten to death with an wooden stick allegedly by her son Jerei following an argument over family issue, police said.Though the incident took place on Monday, the matter came to fore after villagers lodged a complaint at the police station yesterday.

Based on the complaint, police recovered Kunti’s body and sent in for post-mortem.

Police have also arrested the accused son on charges of killing his mother.

During interrogation, Jerei allegedly admitted to have killedhis mother. A case has been registered while further investigation by police is on.