Man kills younger brother over family dispute in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A man died on spot after being hit on his head with a wooden lathi by his elder brother following an argument at Linehating near Station Road under Barbil police limits here late on Sunday night. The accused Bipin Thapa who confessed to the crime, has been arrested by the police.

According to reports, a heated exchange of words took place between Bipin and his younger brother Rahul over some family dispute while the duo was having their dinner last night.

Following the verbal spat, Bipin lost his temper and attacked Rahul with a wooden lathi killing the latter on the spot.

“We rushed to the spot after the information and arrested Bipin. He has admitted to have committed the crime,” a senior police official said. Further investigation is on to ascertain what led to the argument, the police officials added.