A retired APSRTC conductor, Munuswamy, allegedly hit his son Sudhir Babu, 30, with a pestle causing his instantaneous death during an altercation, at Om Shanti Nagar here on Thursday, and surrendered to Chinna Chowk police.

Sudhir Babu, a barber, lived with his wife Sujatha and son Lokesh in Prakashnagar here, frequently quarrelled with his father demanding that he register his house in his name and in a fit of rage, Munuswamy hit him fatally, police said.

Case registered

Chinna Chowk police registered a case.

The victim demanded that his father register the house in his name