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Indian-Origin Man Allegedly Murders Father In Canada, Police Launches Manhunt

22-year-old Sukhaj Singh Cheema was wanted for the first-degree murder of his father on Saturday night, police said.

Canada Police launches manhunt to arrest the accused | Photo: PTI
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A 56-year-old Indian-origin man was allegedly murdered by his son at their home in the Canadian province of Ontario.

The Hamilton Police in a statement said 22-year-old Sukhaj Singh Cheema was wanted for the first-degree murder of his father on Saturday night, PTI reported.

The police said officers were called to a home at around 7:40 p.m. on Saturday and found Kuldip Singh with severe injuries.

Singh was rushed to hospital but later died from his injuries, CTV News quoted the police as saying.

Witnesses told officers that Cheema fled the residence after an altercation with the victim.

Cheema was believed to be in the area for about 30 minutes before the incident and fled in a vehicle.

Cheema-Singh is considered to be armed and dangerous, the police said.

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