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Couple arrested in Bihar for beating 28-yr-old son to death

Press Trust of India  |  Khagaria 

A couple was arrested in Bihar's district on Tuesday on the charge of beating their son to death over a family dispute, a said.

The deceased, Arbind Kumar Chaurasia, 28, was allegedly caned to death by his parents at Maheskhunt village in Gogri sub-division of the district on Monday night, following an altercation, he said.

"Chaurasia, who had deserted his wife, would regularly engage in fights with his parents over the matter. He was also having an extra-marital affair," Sub-Divisional (SDPO) P K Jha said.

On Monday, too, he had a fight with the parents, following which he was beaten to death, he noted.

An FIR has been lodged in the case at Maheshkhunt police station and an investigation is underway, Jha said, adding that Chaurasia's body has been sent to Sadar Hospital for postmortem.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 14:00 IST