Jammu, 26 Sept: The Pacca Danga Police arrested a man last night from New Plot accused of killing his uncle.
The deceased has been identified as Soram Singh (75) and a case has been registered under Section 302 (murder) against the accused, identified as Jitender Singh.
On September 25, Jitender Singh had a heated argument with his uncle at their residence in New Plot. After he lost his temper he began attacking the old man with an iron rod. He abruptly ran away from the crime spot while his uncle was bleeding heavily on the ground.
Sooram Singh was immediately taken to the Government Medical College (GMC) by his family members where he was pronounced dead hours later.
“We have arrested the accused and a case has been registered a case against him. We will do our initial investigation before telling the reason for this murder. However, there are clear indications that there was some dispute over property between the two families, “said SHO Sanjiv Bhat.