Kochi: In a shocking incident, a man attempted to kill his aged mother at Palarivattom in Kochi. Seeing the incident, the home nurse stabbed to death the son of his patient. The deceased was identified as Thobias (35), a native of Palarivattom. In relation to the incident, police arrested the home nurse, Lawrence (52).
The incident took place on Tuesday around 2 am. According to Lawrence’s statement, he stabbed Thobias when he couldn't stop Thobias from squeezing his mother's neck. Thrissur native Lawrence has been working here as home nurse for one year.
Thobias died due to blood lose from his stab wounds. Police came to know about the incident when Thobias’ mother informed it to her daughter and she further informed it to the police. However, by the time police reached the spot, Thobias had succumbed to his injury. Police took Lawrence into custody who stayed at the house after the incident.
Police told mathrubhumi.com that Thobias had attacked his mother and Lawrence before. The fatality occurred in a dispute that happened on the wee hours on Tuesday. Thobias is a bachelor and was involved in ganja cases, said police.