By Habeeb Ullah
Swat: A son has killed his father over a property dispute and buried his dead body in the woods after committing the heinous crime. The murderer was arrested by the police after exhumation.
In the mountainous area of ”Doghalo” of tehsil matta, a 67-year-old father was killed by his son Akhter Hussain. The culprit smashed his father head with a stone causing his death on the spot. To escape from the law, he buried the corpse in the woods of Jabari and staged a drama of his being missing.
The concocted report of the alleged missing father was lodged to the police after eight months by the patricide, in order to veil the truth. On approaching police the media persons were informed by DSP matta Circal Shoukat Ali Khan that after investigation the police cough out the truth from the culprit and handcuffed him.
Shoukat Ali khan presented to media the murderer and the donkey which was used in carrying the dead body to woods. The remains of the deceased was sent to the hospital for an autopsy for further investigation.
Shoukat Ali khan further articulated that the culprit killed his father by hitting him on a stone while loaded his body on a donkey to the adjacent woods of Jabari near the border of Dir for burial. The body was exhumed after six months of investigation.
The culprit has confessed that in a verbal fight with his father he lost his temper and as a result he hit his father on stone. He did not intend to kill him but he the deceased did not succumb to the injuries and breathed his last. He feels regret on his act and wants the youngster to respect their parents.