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Man stones 87-yr-old father to death in HP

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

An 87-year-old man was stoned to death allegedly by his son in village of Himachal Pradesh's district Saturday, police said.

The deceased was identified as

Daulat Ram (47) fled away from the spot after killing his father, SP said, adding that a police team apprehended him from a nearby forest area.

The exact motive behind the murder was not yet known, she said.

A case was registered against Ram under Section 302 (Punishment for murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 20:40 IST