COX’S BAZAR: An ungrateful son killed his father with spade over family feud in Moheshkhali upazila of the district on Sunday.
The father was identified as Kala Miah, 55, a resident of JM Ghat area under Shaplapur union of the upazila.The accused son identified as Nejam Uddin, 28, went into hiding after the incident.
Sources said there had been a dispute between the father and his son when the victim intended to marry again following death of his wife a few months back.
The duo locked in altercation over the same matter and distribution of family property in the morning. At one stage, the cruel son hit on head of his father with spade leaving him killed on the spot, they said.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) Prodip Kumar Das of Moheshkhali Police Station said on receiving information they rushed to the spot and recovered the body from the house.