Youth kills father in Tangail
An elderly man was killed by his son today, following an altercation, in Tangail Sadar upazila.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Kuddus (65), a rickshaw-van puller from Bhitor Shimul village under Mogra union in the upazila.
Kuddus had locked into a quarrel with his wife on Friday night over a domestic matter, after which his wife left the house. This morning, his son Lutfar (28) had an altercation with Kuddus in this connection and at one stage Lutfar hit his father on the head with the blunt edge of a sharp weapon, leaving him dead on the spot due to severe bleeding, said Mir Mosharaf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Tangail Sadar Police Station, citing neighbours.
On information, a police team went to the spot and detained Lutfar, who later confessed to the crime, the OC also said.
The body of the deceased has been sent to Tangail General Hospital morgue for autopsy, while filing of a case in this connection was underway, he added.