In a shocking incident, a Man beat his mother with a stick to death over a petty issue of her refusal to switch on the AC. According to police, a 29-year-old man on Tuesday killed his mother in north Delhi’s Sabzi Mandi after a fight over the switching on an air conditioner. The police further added that the accused has been taken into custody.
The Police have identified the accused as Deepak. He allegedly killed his mother Indu in the early hours of Tuesday at their three-story house in the Shora Kothi neighbourhood of Ghantaghar in Subzi Mandi.
After committing the crime Deepak dragged Indu’s body to the other room, switched on the AC and slept for the next 6 hours, deputy commissioner of police (north) Sager Singh Kalsi said.
Deepak’s married sister, who live separately, visited his brother house, found her mother dead, and immediately informed the Police. Deepak fled from the house after knowing that her sister informed the police but the police reached at the spot and caught Deepak before escaping. He was caught within the two hours from the vacant house in the same lane, where he was hiding under a cot, officers said.
According to preliminary investigation, Deepak was an alcoholic jobless man who used to beat his mother over petty issues, including her refusal to sell their home. ” He wanted to sell the house the house to fund his need for liquor, police informed.
The DCP also informed that Deepak sold family home in Burari for less tahn Rs 10 lakh.
Police also noted that Deepak was prone to violence his wife has left him a few years back and his older brother, now deceased, was also a victim of his attack.
The stick used inthe murder and blood-stained clothes worn by Deepak, have been seized, police said.