Son kills father over property issues held

first_imgKolkata: Samir Mullick (60), a resident of Nabapally area of Barasat in North 24-Parganas was allegedly killed by his son Sanjib.He has been arrested by the district police. The incident triggered tension in the locality. According to the preliminary investigation, police suspect a quarrel that broke out over some property related issues might have led to the murder. Police came to know that the accused had fought with his father on a number of occasions in the recent past. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThe accused was pressurizing his father to name him his entire property. But the victim did not bow to his pressure. On Saturday evening, the accused entered the house in a drunken state and threatened his father of dire consequences if he did not hand over the property. As the victim refused to do so, the accused pounced on his father with a knife and stabbed him indiscriminately. After hearing the screams of the elderly man, locals reached his house. They took him to the Barasat district hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on late Sunday night. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedThe victim was suffering from various age-related ailments. The locals told police that the accused used to torture his father for his property. After being informed police reached the spot and arrested the accused. It was learnt from the sources that the accused son had admitted his guilt in the face of police interrogation. The investigating officers have started a probe. They are yet to ascertain if the accused had killed his father following some property related dispute.last_img