Thane, Apr 13 UNI | 4 months ago

The Thane police arrested an 18-year-old college student on the alleged charges of brutally killing his father over dispute in the family,the police said today. API D B Jadhav of the Manickpur police station told this correspondent that the arrested lived with his parents in the Ram Rahim Apartments of Om Nagar locality in Vasai West.

'His parents used to quarrel over petty issues regularly and he was annoyed over the same since long.

Yesterday afternoon, at about 1500 km the parents picked up a quarrel once again which was not tolerated by the boy who was at home.

He picked up a sickle which he possessed in his bag and attacked his father who died on the spot', the police said .

The boy was arrested late in the evening and the investigations into the case are presently being carried out by the local police.

The body had been sent for post-mortem the police added, and said that the student has been charged under section 302 of the IPC. Police gave the name of the victim as Mukesh R Kumawat, 49 and that of his wife as Vineeta Kumawat, 45. The incident which took place in the residential locality has created much sensation in the Om Nagar locality of the Vasai town.

(Posted on 13-04-2014)