Kasaragod: The son-in-law of the 54-year-old man who died due to a head injury has been arrested by Chandera police for his murder.
The accused has been identified as Ratheesh (36), who is the son-in-law of the victim M V Balakrishnan, a resident of Thrikkaripura.
Police said that the accused was produced before the Magistrate who remanded him to police custody.
Balakrishnan, a welder by profession, was living alone after some domestic disagreements with his wife. He was found critically injured at his home on Tuesday morning. He was rushed to a hospital where he breathed his last. Ratheesh and Balakrishnan had disagreements regarding a property dispute, police said.
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