A 62-year-old man has been arrested for killing his 40-year-old son in Dabri Khana village of Faridkot’s Jaitu sub-division on Tuesday night following rift over former’s alleged affair with the victim’s wife.
The accused has been identified as Chhota Singh, who allegedly murdered his son Rajwinder Singh with a sharp weapon when he was sleeping in his room.
After the murder, the accused cut the body into pieces, put them in plastic bags and dumped them in a sewer.
“When the accused was going to dispose of the body parts, his nephew Gurcharan Singh woke up and saw blood stains in the house. Realising that Chhota has killed Rajwinder, he caught him and handed over to the police,” police said.
There was enmity between the father and son over Chhota’s alleged affair with Jasvir, police said.