Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, Apr 28 UNI | 3 months ago

An elderly couple was killed by their relative at Antharkadu Village, near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district today over a property dispute.

Police said that Shanmugam (60) was residing at Antharkadu village along with his wife Nagavalli (55). They were residing alone and were having some dispute over a property with their relatives.

Narayanasamy (27), a relative of the victim Shanmugam and a resident of Kettakudi Village, near here, went to the victim's house and strangled the elderly couple, slit their throat and also stabbed them with a knife. The couple died on the spot, police added.

Later, Narayanasamy surrendered before the Vedaranyam police who arrested him.

A case has been registered and police are investigating.

(Posted on 29-04-2014)