CHENNAI: A 40-year-old man was allegedly murdered by his siblings on Tuesday night after he abused their mother under the influence of alcohol in Poonamallee.
The deceased L Ganesh from Karayanchavadi, a house painter, was allegedly addicted to liquor due to which his wife and children left him a few years ago, said the police. Ganesh who stayed with his mother and two brothers - Kumar (35) and Mani (30) - reportedly came home drunk every day and verbally abused his mother.
On Tuesday night too, Ganesh allegedly abused his mother and infuriated over this, Kumar and Mani stabbed Ganesh with a kitchen knife and a scissor. On Wednesday, Poonamallee police sent the body for postmortem examination and arrested Kumar and Mani.