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

The Free Press Journal - - NATION -

SHIMLA: An 87-year-old man was stoned to death al­legedly by his son in Dhama vil­lage of Hi­machal Pradesh's Kullu district on Satur­day, po­lice said. The de­ceased was iden­ti­fied as Lal Chand. Daulat Ram (47) fled away from the spot af­ter killing his fa­ther, Kullu SP Shalini Agnihotri 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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