Punjabi teenager kills mother over affair, burns body

Published: July 4, 2014

A teenager in Punjab has been apprehended by police for allegedly killing his mother.

IANS

Amritsar  – Upset over his mother’s relationship with a man, a teenaged boy in Amritsar allegedly hacked his mother to death and later set her body on fire, according to police.

The boy, aged 16, used a sharp-edged weapon to commit the crime early Friday at their home and brought petrol to set her body on fire. He was later apprehended by police from the house.

“He did not run away after committing the crime. We took him into custody from the same house,” a Punjab Police official said.

The teenager told police that he was upset over his mother’s relationship with a man, which had strained his own relationship with his mother, since his father died three years ago.

The accused earlier complained to police that his father was murdered.

IANS 2014-07-04 20:40:04

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