Chennai, June 22 (BPNS)
A 60-year-old person, Tamilalalagan, hacked his son, Kasirajan to death near the Mahila court at Thoothukudi. The gruesome incident which occurred on Tuesday was a pitfall of Tamilalalagan raping Kasirajan’s wife Mahalakshmi who consumed poison and died.
Tamilalagan had come to the court in the trial of the case related to raping his daughter-in-law accompanied by his other son, Kadalraja, and nephew Kasidurai.
Kasirajan who was waiting near the court complex with a sickle attacked his father, his brother, and cousin. However, he was overpowered and Tamilalagan snatched his sickle and hacked him to death. Tamilalagan, his other son Kadalraja and nephew Kasidurai are injured during the scuffle and admitted to hospital. Thoothukudi district superintendent of Police told IANS that the arrest of Tamilagan was registered but he is in hospital.
The postmortem of Kasirajan will take place today at the Thoothukudi Government Medical College hospital.
Police said that Kasirajan had earlier made another attempt on the life of Tamilalagan by staging an accident but he had escaped unhurt.