Thiruvananthapuram: A 72-year-old woman was beaten to death by her son after she was questioned about her regular drinking. Nandini, a native of Aruvikkara Kachani, was killed. Aruvikkara police arrested his son Shibu (48) in the incident.
The murder took place at 11.30pm on the 24th of this month. The mother was pronounced dead at the police station on the morning of the 25th after her drunken son killed her mother.
Nandini’s face was found to be bruised during an investigation by the Special Branch. Post-mortem revealed that the cause of death was torture. It was after this that his son Shibu was taken into police custody.