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Woman arrested for killing son in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Bareilly 

A woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her younger son by conniving with his elder brother over not wanting to repay a loan taken form a grocery shop owner, the police said today.

They said the incident took place in December last year and the woman was arrested yesterday, while hunt is on to nab the other accused.

of Police (rural) said, "On December 23, 2017, Vipin's (14) body was found at a garden in Girdharpur village. It was alleged that grocery shop owner had killed Vipin, but the police suspected some foul play on the part of the family members."

"When Vipin's was interrogated, he revealed that when he had gone to his in-law's place, he had noticed a sac beneath the bed. When asked his mother-about it she did not answer. This made suspicious and later he found that Vipin's body was in the sac," the said.

Police said that was a friend of Maurya's son, and had taken Rs 2.5 lakh from the grocery shop owner over a period of time.

"used to give the money to his mother. In a bid to not return the money to Maurya, ganged up with her elder son and killed Vipin," the SP said.

He said that after the incident the mother-son duo went missing.

"was arrested yesterday, while efforts are on to nab Maan Singh," the SP said.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 19:15 IST