Jharsuguda: A 65-year-old man was allegedly murdered by his son by an axe at Brundamal under Badmal police station limits in the district on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Surata Marei.
According to the police, Surata Marei and his son reportedly had some dispute over some issue and had an altercation after which his son allegedly attacked Surata with an axe and hit on his head and fled away from the scene. The local villagers had taken him to Jharsuguda Dist. Headquarter Hospital where he died. The accused is yet to be taken into custody. A case was registered and the investigation is on.