Punjab teenager shoots mother for refusing money for drugs

A teenaged boy was arrested on the charge of murder after he shot dead his mother in Punjab's Mansa district when she refused to give him money to buy drugs, police said on Wednesday.

Chandigarh: A teenaged boy was arrested on the charge of murder after he shot dead his mother in Punjab's Mansa district when she refused to give him money to buy drugs, police said on Wednesday.

Police said the boy, aged around 16, fatally shot his mother Kulwinder Kaur with his father's licensed gun in Kot Dharmu village. 

His father Kuldeep Singh was away from home when the shooting took place on Monday. Kuldeep had filed the police complaint.

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