Tragedy struck on Saturday in the municipality of Cacula, 96 kilometers away from the capital of Huíla province in Angola.

A 17-year-old teenager reportedly murdered his 53-year-old father using an axe.

The spokesman of the National Police Command in Huíla, superintendent Carlos Alberto told Angop that the crime happened in the village of Muquete.

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The perpetrator is allegedly insane and had struck his father twice with an axe targeting the thoracic region which led to his immediate death.

According to the official, the underage has been detained by security operatives and must undergo psychic examinations.

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