Mentally challenged man killed by father, brothers
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Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 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.


First Published: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 12:17

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