Man arrested for killing father

Nashik: District Police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his own father.

According to police, Santosh Khelukar, the accused, was fed up with his father`s drinking, and axed him to death following an altercation at their farmhouse, at Gondegaon in the district on or around January 10.

He also set the body of Balu Kheulkar, the father, on fire to dispose it of, and later registered a missing complaint with the police.

During the probe, police visited the family`s farmhouse, which led them to suspect Santosh. He was arrested on Saturday.