Kolkata, October 22: In a shocking case, a youth hacked to death his mother and critically injured his father in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, police said on Sunday. The incident happened on Saturday at a time when the entire town was celebrating Maha Saptami, the first day of the ongoing four-day Durga Puja festival.
The killer-son Samartho Nag is currently in police custody
The aged father, who was also attacked by the son with a sharp weapon, was admitted to a local hospital in an extremely critical condition. The victim was identified as Chobi Nag and her husband, who was admitted to the hospital, is Malay Nag. The killer-son Samartho Nag is currently in police custody. He will be presented at a vacation court on Sunday only, where the public prosecutor will seek his police custody.
A quarrel followed during which the son attacked his parents
Locals told the police that the son came back home from a local Durga Puja pandal on Saturday night, apparently in an inebriated state. Soon a quarrel followed during which the son attacked his parents with a sharp weapon.
The mother was declared dead and the father was immediately admitted for treatment
The neighbours rushed to the spot and shifted the wounded to a local hospital. There the mother was declared dead and the father was immediately admitted for treatment.
The Police have initiated probe
The police have started investigating what prompted the son to act in a heinous way against his own parents. The investigating officials suspect that probably some financial reasons were behind the crime.
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