THATTA: In a heart-wrenching incident a father mercilessly killed his 15-year-old son late on Wednesday evening.
According to villagers, accused Shokat Mughal took his son Shakeel to the field on the pretext of irrigating the land where he allegedly strangled his son and later killed him with a sharp object.
The villagers claimed that the accused was suffering from a mental disorder for the past many years and had tried to commit suicide several times but was saved by his relatives.
The area police reached the crime scene and shifted the body to Taluka hospital Mirpur Bathoro for autopsy.
When contacted the area SHO said that it could be ascertained through that which was used as a murder weapon by the accused.
He said that the accused had surrendered himself to the police after committing the crime. Disbelieving the claim about Shaukat suffering from a mental disorder he said that it would be too early to say that the accused was suffering from mental illness adding that the incident would be inspected from all angles to reveal the reality.