Guwahati: An elderly man in Assam’s Sivasagar district was ruthlessly bludgeoned to death by his intoxicated son on Monday night.

The accused son, identified as Jiten Garo, had a heated argument with his father over a minor issue.

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Due to being intoxicated, the son aggressively assaulted his father with a spade, leading to the latter’s death.

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The incident was reported from Kakotibari village in Sonari. Upon being notified, the police took the accused son into custody while the father’s body was sent for post-mortem.

An investigation is being carried out by the police.

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