The deceased was identified as Sambu Dehuri and the accused as Ruhia Dehuri, sons of Nara Dehuri of the village.
According to information, Sambu was sleeping when Ruhia attacked him with an axe. Ruhia was in an inebriated condition then. Even as the exact reason behind the incident was not ascertained yet, addiction is stated to be the main reason.
On being informed, police teams from Betanoti police station and Badajamabani police outpost went to the spot arrested the accused, Rohia. Further investigations are on, said police.