A 32-year-old Emirati man, suffering from psychological problems, killed his 75-year-old father, ‘Emarat Al Youm’ reports.
A police source told ‘Emarat Al Youm’ that the man hit his father after and strangled him.
The incident took place on Sunday.
He added that the elder brother of the man informed the police that his father was killed by his younger brother at the family home in Deira.
The accused was at home with the father and two sisters when a dispute broke out between the killer and one of his sisters.
The father intervened to stop him hitting his sister, but the accused assaulted him.
The father began bleeding and was rushed to Rashid Hospital, where he died.
The police arrested the accused and have referred him to the Public Prosecution.