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Son beats mother to death over money for booze

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Shantaram, a 28-year-old habitual drinker, would often ask for money from his mother Sakrubai Wagh to buy booze and harass her if she did not oblige

murderThane: In a bizarre incident a tribal man beat his 50 years old mother to death as she refused to give him money to buy liquor.

The accused, Shantaram Kakdya Wagh, a resident of Kakdyachiwadi village under Jahwar taluka, is absconding after committing the crime yesterday afternoon, Assistant Police Inspector K N Avchar said.

Shantaram, a 28-year-old habitual drinker, would often ask for money from his mother Sakrubai Wagh to buy booze and harass her if she did not oblige, he said.

Yesterday, she refused to provide him money. Enraged over this, Shantaram kicked her several times and beat her blue and black with a stick, leading to her death instantly, Avchar said.

He fled from the house and a search is on for him, police said, adding a murder case has been registered against Shantaram.

PTI

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