VIRUDHUNAGAR: The Dhalavaipuram police have arrested M. Pitchai Kaliraj alias Raja (28) on the charge of hacking his aged parents to death at Malaiyadipatti near Rajapalayam early on Friday. The police said Raja, who was working in a tailoring shop, was irregular at work. His parents often reprimanded him.

Raja allegedly hacked his father, K. Madasamy (60), and mother, M. Neelavathi (55), when they were asleep at their residence on Krishnankoil Street.

— Staff Reporter

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