Thursday, 18 August, 2022
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Son hacked to death by father in Natore

NATORE: A man was allegedly hacked to death by his father at Lalpur upazila in Natore district on Thursday over a land dispute.

The victim was Abdul Hakim, 36, son of Azizur Rahman alias Azdar, a resident of Moyna village in the upazila.

Police said both father and son started arguing over land and family matters in the afternoon.

At one stage, Azdar struck his son Hakim with a sharp weapon (locally known as Hasua), leaving him critically injured.

Hakim was rescued and rushed to Lalpur Upazila Health Complex where he succumbed to his injuries.

On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Natore Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy, said Lalpur Police Station officer in-charge Monowaruzzaman.

Legal steps in this regard are under process, he added.