Latur: A man allegedly killed his 65-year-old father over a land dispute, the police said on Sunday.
According to the police, the incident occurred on Friday and the accused, Dhananjay Marapalle, was arrested. The victim, Chandrakant Marapalle, was a former chairman of the panchayat Samiti of Chakur.
The senior officials said “The victim’s another son lodged a complaint stating that the accused had a habit of drinking and would often quarrel with his father over the division of property and land. The accused wanted to live separately with his wife and son, and used to threaten the victim”.
The case history said, however, the victim was not ready to divide the land and give a part of it to Dhananjay.
Furtherly the senior officials said “On June 19, the accused hit his father with a floor tile on his head, following which he victim collapsed to the ground. The victim was then rushed to a local government hospital. However, he died during treatment early on June 20”.
A case was registered under the relevant IPC section code.