A 16-year-old boy allegedly killed his father when he refused to give him money to recharge his mobile phone, police said on Friday.
Monsoor Sheikh repeatedly beat his father, Khijmat Sheikh, 40, on his head by a lathi on not getting money to recharge his mobile phone in the presence of other family members in their house at Nandai village in the district, they said.
Sheikh, a daily wager, died on the spot, they added.
Monsoor’s mother lodged an FIR against his son with Kalna Police station, claiming that she and her three other children were eyewitness to the incident.Monsoor is absconding.(PTI)