Warangal (Andhra Pradesh): A man killed his parents at Singarajupalli village of Warangal district, after an altercation with them over a marital dispute, police said on Friday.
According to police, Thota Sambaiah, who was already married wanted to again tie the knot with his maternal uncle's daughter.
On Thursday night, the woman came to his parents house and Sambaiah misbehaved with her. When his parents Thota Mallesham, 80, and Bhagyamma, 70, got angered over the act, the accused hit his mother with a wooden stick injuring her seriously, they said.
Sambaiah also attacked Mallesham, who died on the spot. The accused is absconding after the incident.
Atamakur police is investigating the case and police teams have been pressed into service to arrest Sambaiah.
Story first published:
August 17, 2012 20:50 IST