An elderly woman was allegedly killed by her son after an altercation at Doloipara village in Sylhet Sadar upazila on Monday night.
The deceased Premlata Bauri (60) was a resident of the village. Her son Dipu Bauri (30) is on the run.
Quoting locals, Abdul Kaiyum Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Shahporan Police Station, said, “Premlata and Dipu used to live in a house at the village. On Monday, they had a quarrel over some family matters. Her son, at one point, hit her with a piece of steel, killing her on the spot.”
On information, police recovered her body and sent it to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital for autopsy.