Octogenarian father kills son in Mizoram over drinking

Aizawl, Oct 21 (IANS) An 80-year-old man was arrested in Mizoram on the charge of murdering his son with a machete in a fit of rage over his drinking, police said on Wednesday.

The incident occurred at Sialsuk village in Aizawl district late Tuesday night.

“The victim, Thanzova, aged 40, used to frequently quarrel with his father Liansua over domestic affairs. Most of the time, he was drunk as his wife had left him,” a police official said.

Police arrested Liansua and the autopsy was done on Thanzova’s body on Wednesday.

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