An elderly person was allegedly killed by his son at Sirisannagudem village of Palakurthy Mandal in the district on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as G Venkataiah (70).Police said that he was hit on his head with a stick by his son Narasimha during a heated argument over the registration of some farmland to Venakataiah’s two daughters as ‘dowry’.

The police took the accused into custody and shifted the body to Jangaon government hospital for postmortem.