IMPHAL, May 19: In a bizarre incident, a father attempted to murder his own son during an altercation between the two at Kangla Songomsnag village, of Imphal east district under Lamlai police station evening around 5.30 pm on May 18.
According to a source, father Longjam Abhiram, 48 of Kangla Shangomshang attacked his own son identified as Nabakumar alias Manaoba 22, yesterday evening while the son was resting on his bed using a hammer.
During the attack the son received serious head injuries and is stated to be admitted in a critical condition at the Shija hospital. The father is however reported to be absconding till the filling of this report.
In the meantime, in connection with the incident, the local residents of Kangla Shangomshang and elders of the family held a meeting at Kangla Shangomshang village today and decided that the absconded father will be expelled from the locality forever.
A case has been registered with the Lamlai police regarding the incident.