Kerala

Youth strangles uncle, arrested

Dayanandan, 49, was strangled allegedly by his own nephew on Nellikkunnu beach here.

Body dumped in pit

His body was dumped in a garbage pit in a nearby uninhabited house.

The police took the 19-year- old nephew into custody in connection with the crime on Tuesday. The incident occurred last Thursday night after the youth, in a fit of anger strangled his maternal uncle with a nylon rope.

Dayanandan was residing at his ancestral house at P.C. Colony at Nellikkunnu beach along with his mother and sister’s family.

Frequent clashes

Dayanandan, said to be suffering from a mental disorder, used to indulge in frequent altercations with his family members.

The police are also interrogating another youth in connection with the incident, Kasaragod Town Circle Inspector of police M.P. Azad told The Hindu .

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