Kerala: Police have arrested a young engineer in Kerala following the murder of his father in Kerala, Indian media reported.

Isaac Thomas, 23, is being held by police in Adoor after a late night incident in on Wednesday in which his father, Kottavilayil T. Thomas, 64, was fatally stabbed and his mother, Mariamma, suffered serious injuries. Mariamma, who suffered multiple knife injuries, has been admitted to a hospital in Thiruvalla, and is stable.

The incident occurred in Anandapally near Adoor. Thomas had been working in Dubai for a long time in the telecommunications sector and a road accident here left him confined to a wheelchair. He had only recently resettled in Kerala.