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.