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Police constable kills stepmother over property dispute

ANI | Updated: May 01, 2019 12:18 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana)[India], May 1 (ANI): A police constable allegedly murdered his stepmother over a property dispute, the police said here on Wednesday.
The woman identified as Sukanya was allegedly murdered by her stepson Srikanth who is posted as a constable in Hyderabad Police following a disagreement over property.
“Srikanth’s father Yadaiah has two wives. After Yadaiah passed away issues erupted in the family over the property of the father of the accused,” police said.
Srikanth came to his stepmother’s residence and stabbed her with a sickle on her chest and neck in front of her children. The victim died on the spot following which she was shifted to a government hospital for postmortem examination.
A case has been registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and a special team was formed to nab the accused person. (ANI)