The police on Tuesday arrested K. Shanmugam (50) on the charges of murdering his father Kittappa Nadar, (75), over land dispute at Kundadam.

Attacked

According to police sources the accused killed his father after attacking him with the rear side of a sickle over a land dispute. Kittappa Nadar was once arrested for assaulting Shanmugam's wife over the same dispute, police sources added.

The Kundadam police investigated the case.

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