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Elderly man thrashed, stripped and stabbed over 20 times by son

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 September 2021, 15:45 IST

A man allegedly brutally beat up his 70-year-old father, stripped him and gored him at least 20 times, leading to grievous injuries that caused his demise. A financial disagreement led to the merciless murder, according to reports.

The deceased victim was identified as Vijay Pal Chaudhary. He lived with his two sons and a daughter-in-law at a house in the Meerut’s Daurala area. On Monday, a disfigured dead body was found on the terrace of his house. His severed leg and leg were found lying by the body. The police, after getting information, set up a team to investigate the unfortunate case.

The cops arrested the victim’s sons for interrogation with regard to the matter. His younger son, in the time of interrogation, broke down and confessed to having committed the killing. “Initially the accused, Abhishant, said that some thieves had barged into the house on Sunday night and that he fell unconscious while resisting them. He also said that when he got up, he saw his father’s body in a pool of blood,” a report by The Times of India quoted a cop as saying.

Not long ago, the investigating officials came to know that, Chaudhary had got Rs 15 lakh by selling off his land on Meerut outskirts. He, however, declined to give a share in amount to his sons, as he was vexed with them. An argument flared up between Chaudhary and his two sons over the issue. This induced his younger son to murder him.

In a different incident of crime, a 38-year-old man allegedly killed his wife, aged 35, by strangulating her then disposed her corpse off the second floor of their residence in UP’s Indiranagar. The crime took place following an argument between the accused and his wife over her parents’ refusal to give money.

The accused, identified as Vineet Kumar Yadav, wanted to buy a sofa for replacing an old one, he told his wife, identified as Shashi to ask her parents to finance a new sofa. She, however, denied his demand.

After this, the accused himself asked her parents for money to buy a new sofa. They, too, turned down his demand. After this an argument took place between the couple over the issue. Yadav throttled Sashi to death and later, threw her dead body from the second floor.

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First published: 14 September 2021, 15:45 IST