A man was allegedly brutally killed by his son at village Peer Mohammad in Makhu block in this border district, police said.
The deceased, Subeg Singh, was a retired army personnel, they said.
In a fit of rage, Charanjit allegedly hit his father with a sharp edged weapon and fled, they said.
Subeg Singh was admitted to a hospital where he succumbed to injuries, they said.
A case was registered at the Makhu police station and a hunt was on to nab the accused, they said.