A youth has hacked his father to death for money at Pashchimpara under Nabinagar municipality in Brahmanbaria on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Amir Hossain. He was a retired army official.
According to locals, Shuvo was asking for a handsome amount of money from his father Amir Hossain for several days. As a sequel to that, they locked into altercation on Friday morning. At one stage, Shuvo hacked his father with a machete, leaving him critically injured. Locals rushed Amir Hossain to the local upazila health complex. He was referred to Cumilla for advanced treatment, but he succumbed to his injuries on way to Cumilla.
Later, Nabinagar police recovered the body.
Ruhul Amin, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Nabinagar Police Station, confirmed the news.
He said Shuvo went hiding since the incident. Police are trying to arrest him.