SARGODHA - A defiant son axed his father to death over a domestic dispute at village Shahowali in the remit of Shahpur Police here the other day.

Reportedly, Muhammad Tariq used to quarrel with his family members over trivial issues. In continuation of his habit, he exchanged hot words with his family.

In the meantime his father Muhammad Afzal intervened which infuriated the accused and in a fit of rage he attacked his father with axe, killing him on the spot.

The police reached the crime scene and shifted the body to the THQ Hospital for autopsy. The police registered a case against him on his elder brother's complaint.