An elderly woman was beaten to death by her son at Dalaipara in Sylhet on Monday night during an altercation over family affair.
The deceased was Premlata Bauri, 60, tea garden worker of Dalaipara, police said.
During an altercation at about 11:00pm, Premlata’s son, Dipu Bauri, hit her on the head with an iron pipe, putting her to death on the spot, said the locals.
Shah Paran police officer-in-charge Abdul Quaiyum Chowdhury said that being informed by the locals, police sent the body to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
Drives were underway to detain Dipu who went into hiding after his mother’s death, the officer added.
Want stories like this in your inbox?
Sign up to exclusive daily email
More Stories from Country