Man ‘hacks father to death’ in Pabna

Published: September 09, 2018 14:50:37 | Updated: September 10, 2018 12:44:15

A man was hacked to death allegedly by his son at Pirpur village in Ataikula upazila of Pabna on Saturday night.

The deceased was identified as Abu Hanif Khan, 60.

Quoting family members, Kamrul Islam, Inspector (Investigation) of Ataikula Police Station, said when Hanif's son Mamun Khan, 24, demanded money from his father, he refused to give it around 9:30 pm, leading to a scuffle between the two.

At one stage, Mamun hacked his father indiscriminately with a sharp weapon, leaving him critically injured and fled the scene, reports UNB citing the official.

Being rescued, he was rushed to Paban General Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

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