The deceased has been identified as Susama Samal.
As per the report, Susama’s son and the accused namely Ranjan Kumar Samal returned home in an inebriated state today noon and asked his mother to give him some money. As the deceased declined to give the sum a heated argument was erupted between the two.
As the argument escalated Ranjan lost cool and took out a bamboo stick and attacked her mercilessly. Susama turned critical due head injury inflicted to her during the thrashing.
Though family members rushed the victim in a critical state to Badachana hospital, she succumbed under treatment.
Police have arrested Ranjan and launched a probe into the murder.