A 74-year-old man has filed a case against his son on Monday demanding sustenance allowance in Patuakhali.
AZM Sahanur filed the case with the Senior Judicial Magistrate's Court in the afternoon.
Judge Aminul Islam took the case into cognizance and issued an arrest warrant for the son Md Muzammel, 37.
Muzammel is an assistant health official of Nowmala union in Baufal upazila.
In Bangladesh, the social security of senior citizens is ensured by the Parent's Care Act 2013. According to this law, children are bound to take proper care of their parents.
Under the Parent Care Act 2013, a person can be fined a maximum of Tk 100,000 for violating any of the provisions. The person has to serve a maximum of three months in jail if she/he fails to pay the fine.