Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

Son kills father over family feud

Son kills father over family feud

JOYPURHAT: An elderly man was allegedly killed by his son at Panchbibi upazila in the district on Sunday over family feud.

The victim was Abdul Qader, 71, a resident of Boron village in the upazila.

Police said Abdul Qader and his son Sultan Mahmud have been arguing between them selves since morning.

At one stage, Mahmud struck his father’s head with a bedpost, leaving the old man dead on the spot.

On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Joypurhat Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy, said Panchbibi Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Polash Chandra Deb.

Police detained Mahmud for killing his father, the OC said.

Legal steps in this regard are under process, he further said.