A 20-year-old man allegedly hacked his father to death with an axe for abusing his mother in an inebriated condition late on Tuesday. The Jamalpur area police in Ludhiana on Wedneaday booked the man, Vishal Bhardwaj, and initiated search. The case has been registered following a complaint by Meera Bhardwaj, the mother.
In her complaint, she stated that her husband Ishwar Bhardwaj, 45, was a tailor at a hosiery factory. Her husband used to quarrel with her after getting drunk often. On Tuesday, when he was drunk and abusing her, their two sons, Vishal and 15-year-old Abhishek, intervened.
Vishal got into a physical altercation with his father. In a fit of rage, he took an axe and hit his father. Inspector Satnam Singh, SHO at police station, Jamalpur, said the father died on the spot. He added that the police have been raiding places for the arrest of the accused.