Jammu, September 20: The Satwari police said today that a person who allegedly beat his mother to death in the month of July has been arrested after detailed investigations.
The police in Satwari had been informed that a woman identified as Rani, a resident of Narwal Pain, was murdered by her son after consuming liquor, a police officer said.
Mohammad Altaf, the son, used to force his mother to consume and then would go on to beat her up as a regular practice, the officer said.
On the 15th of July this year, Altaf again forced his mother to consume liquor and started beating her, during the course of which she received serious head injuries and rupture of an internal organ. The post-mortem reports confirmed that Rani had died on spot, said the officer.
Following the above mentioned course of events, a case was registered at Police Station Satwari and the investigations that followed eventually led to the arrest of the accused yesterday, he said.