Father murders son at Tambaram

Chennai: A father was arrested for murdering his son at East Tambaram, Monday.

According to the police, the victim Manikandan (24), a mechanic was an alcoholic. He had the habit of coming home in an inebriated condition and picking up an argument with his father Udayakumar (58).

Police said Manikandan was angry that his parents never got him a two-wheeler.

A resident of Arumuruganar Street, Anandapuram, he already has criminal cases against him at Selaiyur police station.

Last night, Manikandan went to sleep following a fight with his parents. Udayashankar took a grinding stone and crushed his son’s head.

Police who arrived at the spot, sent the body to Chrompet Government Hospital. Udayashankar was arrested by the police.

NT Bureau