Orissa youth held for killing father

March 17th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin  


Bhubaneswar, March 17 (IANS) A tribal youth in Orissa was Monday arrested for brutally killing his father who he claims was having an extra-marital affair, police said Monday. Sukul Soren, a resident of Badaolia village in Mayurbhanj district, killed his father Surendra with a sharp weapon after tying his hands with ropes on Saturday, a district police official told IANS. Mayurbhanj is some 250 km from here.

Surendra was allegedly having an affair with another woman of the village and had driven his wife and children, including Sukul, out of the house in January, he said.

“Sukul told the police that he had no other way but to punish his father for neglecting him and other family members,” the official said.

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