Youth murders father over petty dispute in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

Sukma: A youth brutally murdered his father after hitting him repeatedly on the head with a brick following a petty dispute. The incident took place at Talavarti Naveen Girls Hostel, about 7 km from Sukma district headquarters. Accused Jatin Kashyap, 22, fled from the spot after committing the murder of his father Chandrabhan Kashyap.

Chandrabhan’s wife Sushila Kashyap is the superintendent of Talavarti Naveen Girls Hostel. TI Ekeshwar Nag said the accused youth is at large and efforts are on to nab him.

According to the information, on Sunday morning Sushila Kashyap and her son Jatin Kashyap were planning to go to weekly market. Meanwhile Chandrabhan Kashyap arrived there. Jatin repeatedly asked his mother to accompany him to the weekly market. But Chandrabhan Kashyap did not allow and started abusing. Sushila went inside the hostel.

Meanwhile there was exchange of blows between Jatin and Chandrabhan Kashyap. Suddenly Jatin Kashyap hit his father repeatedly on the head with a brick leading to his death.

Ashram’s staff and deceased’s wife Sushila reached there upon hearing the cries. Sushila said her husband used to harass and abuse her.