Mentally challenged man killed by father, brothers

Last Updated: Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 12:17

Bulandshahr (UP): In a gruesome incident,
a man along with his four sons allegedly locked his mentally
challenged son in a room and set it on fire leading to the
death of the youth.
Sweet merchant Kotpal locked his 28-year-old son Ompal
in a room and set ablaze the room with the help of his four
other sons in Utravali village in the district last night, S S
P R K S Rathore said today.

On hearing the shrieks of Ompal, the villagers rushed
to the scene and called police. However, Ompal died of
asphyxiation.

Kotpal along with one of his son is absconding while
his other sons have been arrested, Rathore.
According to the villagers, Ompal was mentally
challenged from birth and his family wanted to get rid of him.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 12:17

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