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.
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.