Son kills father over relationship with wife

Ghazipur(UP): Suspecting that his father was having an illicit relationship with his wife, a man allegedly shot him dead here, police said today. 55-year-old Uma Shanker Yadav, an ex-armyman, was shot dead by his son Santosh and son-in-law Sardar Yadav near Khojwan village yesterday, they said.

According to police, Santosh took the step as he suspected that Uma Shanker was having an illicit relationship with his wife. Three months ago, the father and son had a scuffle over the issue, they said.

Efforts are on to nab the two accused who fled after committing the crime.