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Siliguri: A drug addiction youth, who returned home after a stint at a rehabilitation centre, has murdered his father and has injured his mother.

The incident has taken place at Debidanga area in Siliguri town last night. The victim has been identified as Chunnu Oraon (58) and his accused son as Anujit Oraon (21).

Chunnu and his wife have two sons ~ elder one named Ajit Oraon and younger Anujit Oraon. Anujit has been a drug addict for a while and the family sent him to a rehabilitation centre a few months ago. He returned home recently and again started taking drugs.

Last night he had an argument with his father Chunnu over this and in the course of this, he started bashing his parents with a wooden stick. His father, who was keeping unwell, couldn’t stand the bashing and fell to the ground. He died on the spot.

Following this, the elder son Ajit alerted Pradhannagar police station. A police team rushed in and arrested the killer son Anujit. He was produced in the Siliguri court today and has been remanded to jail custody.

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