Man hacks drunk son to death in Palakkad

Drunk father hacks son to death in Palakkad
Right: Basil (36) who was hacked to death by his father at their home in Palakkad. Photo: Manorama

Paruvassery: In an incident that sent shivers of shock in the quaint village of Kannambra here in Kerala's Palakkad district, a father hacked his son to death after a quarrel at home.

Paruvassery native Manaamparambu Mathaayi, often quarrelled with his son for visiting home in an inebriated state. He hacked Basil (36) to death at 10 pm on Tuesday, police informed.

Basil, who was working as a nurse in Israel, had been home for the past one year.

Mathaayi revealed the incident to a friend on Wednesday morning. The friend, after finding Basil in a pool of blood inside the house, contacted the police.

Mathaayi (58) was arrested by the police.