A son allegedly killed his father over a land dispute at Trishal upazila of Mymensingh on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Aiyub Ali, of Chankanda Kamarpara village of the upazila. His son Enamul was on the run after the murder incident, police said.
Trishal police station inspector (investigation) Sumon Chandra Roy said that on Thursday morning Aiyub and Enamul were locked into an altercation over distribution of an inherited land.
One stage of the altercation, Enamul hit his father’s head with a machete, and slit his throat, said the police officer quoting locals.
The body was sent to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital morgue for post-mortem examination.
A case would be lodged in this connection and police were searching the fugitive son, said Sumon.
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