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Drunk son kills father for money in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 13:17

Nashik: A 50-year-old man died here after he was roughed up, allegedly by his alcoholic son when he refused to comply with his demands for money, police said on Wednesday.

Popat Hangde succumbed to his injuries at the Nashik civil hospital yesterday after he was admitted with severe wounds on the night of August 25 after the incident at Gangapadali village, they said.

Hangde`s 20-year-old son Machhindra had demanded Rs 700 to purchase a mobile. On being denied the money, he got enraged and severely beat up his father in an inebriated state, following which mother Kamlabai rushed him to the hospital, police said

She later lodged a complaint with Nashik road police station for killing his father.

The accused was subsequently arrested him and a case has been filed under Sections 302, 323 and 504 of IPC against him, police added.


First Published: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 13:17
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