17 February 2019
Jharsuguda: In a shocking incident, a son thrashed his mother to death with a bat in Rangiatikira village under Laikera police limits here on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Asamati Kusum (60). Reportedly, Asamati and her son Lukeswar were engaged in a family dispute when he started thrashing her in a fit of rage.
Asamati’s husband tried to save her from the clutches of their son but he too was brutally thrashed. In the meanwhile, Asamati tried to escape but Lukeswar hit her with a wooden bat on the back of her head.
She fell unconscious and was rushed to Jharsuguda DHH. She was later shifted to Burla Hospital where she breathed her last.
Cops have arrested Lukeswar and he will be forwarded to court on Sunday.