Mavelikkara : A bitter rife between neighbours ended tragically when Sudeesh ,39, beat his neighbours, a Mavelikkara couple, to death in front of their 6-year-old son on Monday.
According to police Biju ,42, and Sasikala ,35, were returning home with their younger son Devan, when Sudheesh showered them with abuses while they passed by his house.
Biju reacted angrily and as the couple headed their way, Sudeesh went charging against them wielding an iron rod and hit the couple fatally. The child ran crying and alerted the neighbours who rushed to the spot.
Sasikala died on the spot while Biju died later in Kayamkulam Taluk hospital.
Biju’s older child Devika, 11, was at a relative’s house at the time of the incident.
According to neighbours quarrel between Sudeesh and Biju was frequent including once instance when Sudeesh barged into the latter’s house and broke his furniture. Sudeesh purchased a shed Biju earlier lived in.