Bhanjanagar: A family dispute between and father and son took a ugly turn when an youth was beaten to death by his father in Amutul village under Sorada Police Station in Ganjam district.
The deceased has been identified as Jitendra Bisoi, 39.
According to sources, Jitendra, the elder son of Jai Bisoi, was a short tempered. He used to have regular quarrels with his parents and beat them up without any reason. Today when Jai was working at his home, Jitendra reached and argued with his father. Later, the argument turned into a scuffle and he attacked his father.
Having no option but to protect him Jai retaliated with a stock while he went out of the house. He attacked him from behind on the village road injuring him grievously and succumbed on the spot.
After being informed, a team of police officials reached the spot and sent the body for post mortem. The accused father has been detained by the police.