TheSahadeva is a 59-year-old from Kuberapattinam village under Mothakal panchayat next to Thandarampatu in Ruvannamalai district. His wife is Annakkili. The couple has 2 daughters and 2 sons Manikandan and Sakthivel. Both the daughters are married and living with their husbands. Sahadeva along with his 2 sons used to trade pork. He got married to his eldest son a few years ago and got married to his youngest son Sakthivel during the 2019 Corona period. Within a month of the marriage, the woman left Sakthivelu and went to her mother’s house. Later, they got divorced. Due to this, Sakthivel has been forcing his father to marry him for the second time.
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Due to remarriage, getting a girl is delayed. Due to this, he is angry with his parents. ‘Are you going to get married, Matia..?’ I heard that he had an argument with his father last evening too. At the end of the argument, without even looking at the parents, Shaktivel attacked. As the conflict escalated, he slashed his father. Thanipadi police came on information, seized Sahadeva’s body and sent it to the government hospital for post-mortem. Also, they registered a case and arrested Sakthivelu. The elder son Manikandan is also under investigation as he may be involved in the father’s murder. This incident has caused great shock among the people of the area.