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Man ‘kills’ son in Sherpur

Published: August 24, 2019 14:25:07 | Updated: August 29, 2019 11:53:29


A young man was reportedly hacked to death by his father during an altercation at Dhatiapara village in Sherpur Sadar upazila on Saturday morning, police said.

The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam, 25, son of Moslem Uddin.

Moslem slashed Shafiqul with a sharp weapon during an argument around 9am, said Abdullah Al Mamun, officer-in-charge of Sherpur Sadar Police Station. “Shafiqul died on the spot.”

The man is currently on the run, according to a UNB report.

Police recovered the body and sent it to the Zila Hospital for autopsy.

No case has been filed yet.

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