Kannur | A local court today sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 a 79-year old man for killing his son.
Additional District Sessions Court Judge E C Harigovind awarded rigorous imprisonment to Chacko Pappachan (79) of Kokkumala near Kudiyanmala in the District under Section 304 of IPC and lodged at Kannur Central Jail. The court also ordered if the accused failed to remit fine amount of 50,000, he would get additional six months imprisonment.
It was on March 23,2013 Chacko Pappachan stabbed his son N Sunny (52), a farmer, to death with a knife at their house following a quarrel in front of his family members. Police arrested him on the same day and said family dispute was the cause of the murder.