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Man hacked to death by son over property dispute

Press Trust of India  |  Hazaribag (Jharkhand) 

A 51-year-old tribal man was hacked to death allegedly by his younger son over property dispute in district today, police said.

Chotu Besra, a resident of Faklakhi Tola of the village Gadar village, hacked his father to death when the deceased was going to plough the land of his elder son, this morning, police said.

of station, Birju Ganju said a police team rushed to the spot, which was about 80 km from town, on being informed of the incident and recovered the body from the field, about 500 metres away from the victims house.

Chotu quarrelled with his father in an drunken state and hit his father with an axe, killing Babulal on the spot, police said, adding that Chotu fled soon after committing the crime.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 20:25 IST