14-year old kills his father, an Imam in Anantnag

Anantnag, February 14: The Police in Anantnag have arrested a 14-year-old boy on Friday for killing his father who was a local Imam, in the Dooru area of the same district.

The crime has been confessed by the accused himself in front of police. He claimed to have murdered his father Abdul Hameed Malik who was a 45-year old resident of Bragaam village in Dooru.

The police said that the body of victim was found half buried in the a field near his house in Bragaam village in Dooru. He was hit with a sharp-edged weapon on his head and the case was registered by his son only.

After investigating and widespread protests in the area demanding immediate arrest of the culprit, the police detained victim’s minor son who confessed the crime after persistent questioning.

The boy claimed that he killed his father because of a grudge he held against him since childhood.

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