Dhenkanal: A man allegedly killed his mother during a quarrel at Koi village of Kankadahad in Kamakhyanagar police limits of Dhenkanal district on Sunday.
The shocking incident took place at Dehuri Sahi of Koi village in the district on Saturday evening. The deceased was identified as Pohola Deuri.
The police arrested the accused, identified as Bhagaban Deuri, on Sunday and launched a probe into the matter.
According to sources, Bhagaban and his brother Jogendra picked a quarrel on Saturday evening over some issue. When their mother intervened and tried to control the situation, Bhagaban flew into a rage.
Bhagaban flung his mother to the ground and repeatedly hit her with a wooden plank. The woman was immediately rushed to Kamakhyanagar sub-divisional hospital in a critical condition where she succumbed.