Mumbai: A 52-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday in Thane, Maharashtra along with her elder son and a relative for murdering her younger son for domestic violence PTI reported.
The official said the body of a 24-year-old man was dumped in a plastic bag at Kasara Ghat in the district on Saturday when his family members informed the police that someone had reported him to be dead in the valley.
The Kasara police subsequently registered a case under Indian Penal Code Sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence).
Based on the suspicion, the police questioned the victim’s mother and elder brother, aged 25, said SC Mannor, senior police inspector of the local crime branch. The officer said that during interrogation, they told the investigation team that they along with a relative killed the victim on January 7 with a sharp weapon, the official said.
They said the victim did not work and often demanded money, and if it was not given, he would beat up his mother, the official said.
He said that after killing the victim, they packed the body in a plastic bag and threw it at Kasara Ghat.
The officer said that the accused made up the story of getting a call from a person about the dead body lying in the ghat section to mislead the police. The three accused were arrested on Sunday, they said.
(With PTI Inputs)