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Maharashtra: 29-year-old man held for killing his brother-in-law in Thane

Updated on: 10 July,2024 07:16 PM IST  |  Thane
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The man was arrested for fatally assaulting his brother-in-law during a quarrel

Maharashtra: 29-year-old man held for killing his brother-in-law in Thane

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Maharashtra: 29-year-old man held for killing his brother-in-law in Thane

A 29-year-old man from Bhiwandi in Thane district was arrested for allegedly killing his brother-in-law over a family dispute, the police said on Wednesday, reported the PTI.

As per a PTI report, an FIR was registered on Tuesday against Javed Khan under sections 103 and 115 of the Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita for allegedly fatally assaulting Mohammad Ansari (28) during a quarrel with Khan's wife, an official said.

Further investigation is underway, an official said.

64-year-old man kills his elderly mother due to sleep disturbance

Annoyed by the disturbance to his sleep, a 64-year-old man tragically killed his 78-year-old mother with a vegetable-cutting knife. The shocking incident occurred on Grant Road in Mumbai in the early hours of Tuesday.

The accused, identified as Subhash Punjaji Wagh (64), allegedly killed his elderly mother, Ramabai Naththu Pisal (78).

According to police sources, Pisal often had difficulty sleeping due to her old age and would engage in household chores during the night. This frequently disturbed Wagh's sleep, leading to numerous quarrels between them.

On the night of the incident, Pisal once again allegedly disturbed her son's sleep. In a fit of rage, Wagh attacked her with a vegetable-cutting knife. Pisal was seriously injured and died on the spot.

After committing the crime, Wagh went to his nephew and niece-in-law in the next room and informed them about the incident. They immediately contacted the police, said an officer from DB Marg police station.

During the investigation, it was discovered that the deceased Pisal had been married twice and had four children from each marriage. Both of her husbands and three of her sons had passed away.

Wagh, who was married but had been abandoned by his wife, lived in a small house with his mother. Pisal's grandson lived with his wife in another part of the house. Pisal owned a vegetable stall on Grant Road, which she had rented out for Rs 12,000 monthly. This rental income supported their household, as Wagh was unemployed.

We have conducted the Panchnama and sent the body for autopsy, registered a case under BNS Act 103(1), and arrested Wagh. Further investigation is underway, added the officer.

(With inputs from PTI)

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