Three members of a family were today allegedly hacked to death by their relative near here, police said.
Property dispute is suspected be the reason for the crime.
Sivan (60), his wife Valsa (52) and their daughter Smitha (33) were attacked by Sivan's brother Babu at nearby Angamaly this evening.
Babu, who fled from the spot after the incident, was taken into custody from Koratty following a massive manhunt, police said.
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