Man attacks son; thinking him as wife’s lover
In a highly unfortunate incident, a man attacked his 14-year-old son with an axe as he mistook him to be his wife’s lover.
The incident is said to be of Gutupalle village of Bethamcherla mandal in Kurnool district on Friday.
Police sources said that the victim has been identified as Parusuram.
Police confirmed that the father-son duo continued having verbal spats over family issues in the past few months.
It was on Friday morning that Somanna hit his son with an axe and despite trying to defend himself, the boy sustained serious injuries on hands or shoulder.
According to police, the victim’s mother was allegedly having an extramarital affair. When the boy was lying on a bed, the accused mistook him to be his wife’s paramour and attacked him.
The accused broke down as he realized to have hit his son. The police slapped a case against him under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.