Dibya Jyoti Borah
Jorhat, November 8: Diwali celebrations turned fatal for Manik Hazarika after his own son Jitu Hazarika thrashed him to death over a family dispute on Wednesday.
The incident took place in Jorhat’s Pokamura area.
On Wednesday, the father-son had a heated verbal duel over family issues. The incident turned violent when Jitu hit his father with a bamboo pole on his head leaving him severely injured and unconscious.
Although, Manik was immediately rushed to the hospital but he succumbed to his injuries.
Jitu was later arrested by police. Further investigations are going on.