Son appears in court charged with murdering elderly father

A 53-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his father.

Deekan Paul Singh Vig, of Chelmsford Road, Southgate, appeared in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Monday (November 1).

He is accused of killing Arjan Singh Vig, 86, who lived at the same address.

Police were called shortly after 9.40pm on Saturday to reports of a disturbance at the home, and found Arjan Singh Vig with a head injury.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His son was remanded in custody on Monday to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday, the Metropolitan Police said.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out on the same day.