Elderly man kills son in Delhi

 A 60-year-old man killed his son with an axe over a petty issue here, police said Monday.

IANS| Last Updated: Dec 29, 2014, 13:01 PM IST

New Delhi: A 60-year-old man killed his son with an axe over a petty issue here, police said Monday.

The accused has been arrested.

A fight broke out between Mohd. Israil and his son Mohd. Munavvar over a petty issue Sunday night at their home in south Delhi's Sangam Vihar area.

Israil slashed Munavvar's neck with an axe and fled from the scene.

Family members rushed Munavvar to a nearby hospital, where the doctors declared him dead.

Police said they later arrested Israil from the house.