Sylhet: A man was hacked to death allegedly by his son in Sylhet’s Jaintapur upazila on Saturday over a silly matter.
The deceased was identified as Sadhu Patro, 60, resident of the upazila’s Ahmed Nagar Kalichari Chaka-nagul Cha-Bagan area.
According to locals, there was an argument between the man and his son Chaitanya Patro, 22, and at one stage the son hacked his father with a sharp weapon.
Locals rushed him to the Sylhet M.A.G. Osmani Medical College and Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries later that night.
On information, police conducted a drive in the area and detained him, said Omar Faruque, officer-in-charge of Jaintapur Model Police Station.
A case was filed in this regard, he said.