Punjab

Man arrested for murdering 70 years old father

Dilbag Singh | September 22, 2020 05:13 PM

 

SHAHKOT The Shahkot police have solved the murder of a 70 years old farmer within 48 hours of the crime.

 

Shahkot deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Varindar Pal Singh and Station House Officer (SHO) Surinder Kumar told media on Tuesday that the accused has been identified as Paira Singh a resident of Mallu Pur village and son of the deceased Harbans Singh

Lehambar Singh a a resident of Mallu Pur village had complained to the police that his father Harbans Singh was sleeping at cattle shed outside the village on September 16 night .

He said on September 17 early morning he came to take milk from his buffalos and saw his father’s body lying outside in a pool of blood. He said that he tried his best to help his father to stand but he was dead as someone has murdered him with sharp-edged weapons.

DSP said that during investigations, the accused was interrogated on a suspicion basis and he confessed his crime.

The accused told the police that he has taken an amount of Rs 2 Lakhs on credit from his father who was insisting on the return of money at the earliest which irritated and instigated him to murder Harbans Singh. He said that he murdered his father with a spade on September 16 night  

  

Station House Officer Surindar Kumar said that a case under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code was registered against the accused.

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