Man kills son, commits suicide

Dhenkanal: In a ghastly incident, a man murdered his mentally challenged son before committing suicide at Gudianali area of Dhenkanal town last night.

Being intolerable over the treatment of his 32-year old son, Shakti Prasad Acharya, who retired voluntarily from Rural Water Supply and Sanitation department, committed the crime in his home last night.

He left a suicide note at the spot. Police suspect that he strangulated his son Bidhu Bhushan with a rope. Police seized the suicide note and started investigation.