MAN KILLS FATHER OVER PROPERTY DISPUTE, HELD
LATUR: A man allegedly killed his 65- year-old father in Chakur tehsil of Maharashtra’s Latur district over a land dispute, police said on Sunday. The incident on Friday and the accused, Dhananjay Marapalle, was arrested a day later, an official of Chakur Police Station said. The victim, Chandrakant Marapalle, was former chairman of panchayat samiti of Chakur, police said. “The victim’s another son lodged a complaint stating that the accused had a habit of drinking and would often quarrel with his father over division of property. The accused wanted to live separately with his wife and son, and threatened the victim,” an official said, adding that the police was investigating.