It has been reported that father Abdul Sobhan (60) was killed by his son in Muktagacha, Mymensingh. Police arrested the son. The killer boy is said to be mentally unstable.
The incident took place at Kalikapur of Ghoga union of the upazila at around 2 o’clock.
Confirming the matter, local UP Chairman Sharif Ahmed Sharif told Jugantar that the murderer’s son Zahirul Islam (25) had heard that his father had been killed. But as far as I heard, the boy is mentally unbalanced.
According to local residents and police sources, when Sobhan was busy milking the cow around 2 o’clock on Tuesday, Zahirul hit him on the head with a wooden stick from behind. Sobhan was seriously injured. The family members took him to Muktagacha Health Complex and the doctor on duty referred him to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital. He later died at the hospital around 11 pm on Tuesday.
According to the sources of the deceased’s family, Zahirul Islam, son of Abdul Sobhan, a local resident of Kalikapur, Ghoga Union of the upazila, has been living with his family in a state of mental imbalance for 7-8 years. Five years ago, Zahirul’s wife left her husband and left her two children, daughter Zakia (10) and son Abir (4). Zahirul became more unbalanced after leaving his wife.
In this regard, Mahmudul Hasan, officer-in-charge of Muktagachha police station, said that after talking to the family members, we have come to know that Zahirul is a mentally unstable person. Why he killed his father will be known subject to investigation. None of the family members agreed to file a complaint or case with the police. We have brought son Zahirul to the police station. Legal action is underway against him.