Crime

Man Lynched By Wife, Son Over Money

The incident happened in Kokipada village under Cuttack Sadar police station late last night.

Police said that Fakir Mohanty (62), a former government employee, had been thrown out of his house in the village by his wife and their 26-year-old son and he was staying in a slum in Bhubaneswar.

On Saturday, when Mohanty had come to the village to collect his old-age pension, his son and wife picked up a quarrel with him demanding money.

When he refused to part with it, the mother-son duo allegedly thrashed Fakir with bamboo stick and iron rod killing him in their house, police said.

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