A 50-year old man killed his son by strangling him during an altercation and he was arrested, police said in Chennai on Thursday.
In his twenties, M Madankumar picked up a quarrel with his family members early on Wednesday at his home here and when the argument turned ugly, his father C Mathivanan strangled him, they said.
Using a rope, Mathivanan and his younger son Madhavan (20) throttled Madankumar that led to his death.
Madankumar (24) often bickered and used abusive language under the influence of alcohol and he was Mathivanan’s older son, a police press release said.
Following a complaint from Madankumar’s mother Devi, her husband and younger son were arrested and produced before a court which remanded the duo to judicial custody.