Imphal: In an unexpected incident, a scuffle between brothers led to the death of a father, who was hit by a bamboo used as a door lock on his head.
According to a police report, the incident occurred at Kwakta Terakhong Maning Leikai under the jurisdiction of Moirang Police Station in Bishnupur District on Sunday around 9:00 pm.
The deceased is identified as Moinam Rahimuddin (45), son of (L) Yakup of Kwakta Terakhong Maning Leikai.
It has been reported that Rahimuddin and his brother identified as 34 year-old Moinam Ethem got into an argument.
During the argument Ethem reportedly hit Rahimuddin with a bamboo used as a door lock on his head; Rahimuddin succumbed to his injury on the way to hospital.
The deceased body has been handed over to family after conducting a post mortem at RIMS mortuary on Monday.
Concern Police Station has registered a case in connection with the incident.
Police have also arrested the accused Ethem along with the tool he used in committing the heinous crime, the report said.