Balasore: A woman thrashed her younger son to death before dumping the body at her house in the Bahanaga area under Soro police limits here. The deceased has been identified as Balaram Jena.
If sources are to be believed, Balaram and his mother Sukuri Jena had an argument over a family dispute. The fight took an ugly turn when in a fit of rage, Sukuri hit Balaram with a crowbar and he died on the spot.
To hide her crime, Sukuri dumped the body at their house, She was helped by her elder son Jagabandhu in the act, according to sources.
The matter came to the fore when Sukuri and Jagabandhu came back to their village after performing Balaram’s last rites in Kolkata. The mother-son duo later confessed to the crime.
“Balaram always used to fight with us. 11 days ago, he attempted to attack me with a crowbar. My mother snatched it from him and thrashed him with that causing his death,” Jagabandhu was quoted as saying by a section of media. “We dumped the body inside the house to hide the crime,” he added.
Soro police arrested the mother and son and an investigation into the matter is underway.