Son kills mother over property dispute in UP

A 70-year-old woman was allegedly strangled to death by her son and daughter-in-law over a property dispute in the Bhikharipur.

Published: 04th November 2019 02:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th November 2019 02:53 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

BARABANKI: A 70-year-old woman was allegedly strangled to death by her son and daughter-in-law over a property dispute in the Bhikharipur village in Barabanki district here.

The mother, Premavati, was allegedly killed by one of her sons, Satyanam and daughter-in-law Shanti Devi on October 22. Her younger son filed a missing person complaint on October 30 after which police started probing the matter.

During the interrogation, Satyanam broke down and confessed to the crime. He informed the police about the location of the body.

The body has been sent for post mortem and further investigations are on.

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