Idukki: 6-year-old dies after being hit by hammer during family dispute

Adimali: A six-year-old boy was killed on Sunday morning after he was hit by a hammer by one of his relative. Althaf of Riyas Manzil, Anachal was bludgeoned to death in a family dispute that happenned in Idukki. The boy’s mother, grandmother and brother also sustained injuries in the incident.

The assailant Shahjahan is the brother-in-law of Althaf’s mother. The two families were involved in a family dispute and a case was already registered in the Vellathooval police station. Shahjahan came with a hammer and hit Althaf’s head. After the crime, Shahjahan absconded from the scene.