A man allegedly killed both of his parents with a shovel for not allowing him to get married in the Hamirpur district, Uttar Pradesh, India on Monday, March. 7.

The accused, identified as Shyamu Singh, reportedly frequently had heated arguments with his parents Lallu Singh, 67, and Maya Devi over his marital status. On Monday, March. 7, are the three erupted into a similar confrontation, Singh, in a fit of rage, picked up a shovel, bashed his parents with the instrument, and murdered them before proceeding to flee the scene. The shocking incident took place in Lodipur Niwada village of the Binwar Police Station area in Hamirpur district, Uttar Pradesh, India, the Times Of India reported.

Following the gruesome killing, the police launched a manhunt for the missing suspect. The authorities have started questioning the family and the neighbors of the deceased couple to get a better insight into their relationship with their son.

Lallu and Devi reportedly lived with their younger son Singh at their house in Lodipur Niwada village. Meanwhile, their elder son Ramu, who is a private worker by profession, lives in Delhi with his family.

According to Bhola, Lallu’s brother, Lallu's younger son Singh, is of short temperament and often used to indulge in fights with his parents and neighbors over petty issues. Bhola added that Singh has become increasingly worried about getting married for the past several days, even asking his parents to look for a suitable girl for him to get engaged with as soon as possible. Bhola added that he also used to beat up his parents over the same issue, India Today reported.

The suspect was last seen on Monday morning, March 7, roaming the village alone. Later that day, he went to the home of one of his neighbors and informed him that he had killed both his parents.

The neighbor, who was shocked after hearing the news, immediately alerted the Police Control room and informed other villagers about the murder. Following this, they rushed to Lallu’s house and found the couple’s bodies lying in a pool of blood. Meanwhile, Singh managed to flee the village on foot during the confusion.

The authorities immediately rushed to the scene and initiated an investigation. The officers discovered that the accused had used a shovel to kill both his parents.

Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police Hamirpur Kamlesh Dixit said that the Binwar Police Station is investigating the double murder case and added that a massive search operation is underway to arrest the accused as soon as possible.

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