A man was hacked to death allegedly by his drug addicted son in the city’s Turag area on Friday.
He was a grocery shop owner in Board Bazaar area of Gazipur and also a resided in the same area.
Relatives said Abul Hashem’s son Abdul Malek alias Manik, 20, went to one of his uncle’s house at Baunia Purbapara in Turag by his father’s motorcycle on Thursday night.
At one stage, Manik hacked his father to death with a sharp weapon around 4:00 pm.
He was rushed to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital where he was pronounced dead at about 5:50 pm.
The victim’s son has remained absconding since the incident.