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Youth kills father over family dispute in WB's Malda district

Press Trust of India  |  Malda 

A 42-year-old man was killed by his son following an altercation over a family dispute in district, police said today.

The incident occurred at a village here under the jurisdiction of station yesterday night, the police said, adding that the deceased's son was arrested.

The youth hit his father with a bamboo stick on his head following the altercation, a senior police said.

The injured man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was declared brought dead, the said, adding that the body has been sent for post-mortem examination.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 19:10 IST