In a horrifying incident, a drunkard man was hacked to death by his son in Wadi area of city on Monday. The accused murderer has been arrested.
According to reports, the deceased has been identified as Ramesh Brahmankar (55), resident of Dattawadi. Ramesh was drunkard and in the influence used to quarrel with his wife and thrash her regularly over a reason or the other. This daily affair of fighting and bashing had resulted in bouts of brawls between Ramesh and his son Tushar in the past. Saddened by the traumatic atmosphere in the house, Tushar always preferred to stay away from home. However, on Monday, Tushar was at home and as usual, Ramesh came to house heavily drunk and started hurling abuses on wife. This time the volcano of anger in Tushar burst out and he lifted an axe kept in the house and smashed Ramesh’s head with repeated blows. As a result, Ramesh collapsed and died on the spot.
Wadi police reached the spot on being informed about the murder and, after preliminary investigation, booked Tushar under Section 302 of IPC and placed him under arrest.