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UP: Man beats his 3-year-old son to death for this shocking reason

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 December 2020, 15:45 IST

A labourer in Uttar Pradesh beat up his three-year-old son to death for urinating in bed.

The accused was taken into custody by the police on Wednesday after the boy's mother and uncle reported the matter to the police.

The accused had ran away to Hamirpur with the dead body of the boy. He was nabbed by the Hamirpur police then later handed him to the Kanpur police.

The accused, identified as Santraj, after killing the boy, also threatened his wife and their other children not to cry or tell anybody. In order to evade the police, he escaped with his son's body and family to Chaani village of Hamirpur district.

"Santraj flew into a rage after the child Ravindra, who was sleeping with him, soiled the bed on Tuesday night. He beat his son mercilessly in front of his wife and children who begged for mercy for the child, but in vain. He kept on assaulting him until he died and then escaped with the body to his native village," the police official said.

Ravindra the victim was the only son of Santraj who has two daughters.

The accused has been booked under various sections of IPC, including 302 (murder) while the boy's body has been sent for autopsy.

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First published: 17 December 2020, 15:45 IST