Shock and grief have engulfed the people who learnt that a 16-year-old boy stabbed his father to death for driving his mother out of the house. This was confirmed by the police.
“Love for mother is known world over. But not this kind expressed by this boy”, said a resident, a sentiment shared by a dozen youths in Daltongunj today.
Investigation revealed that Chotu Sharma, 42, a resident of Pakriya village, was stabbed to death by his son on Wednesday, according to the police.
The accused fled the scene after committing the crime.He remains out of reach of law enforcing agency.
Nawajaypur police station Officer-in-Charge Sanjay Kumar Rajak said the victim had beaten his wife and drove her away from home over domestic issues a day before the incident occurred. Peeved over his father's move, the boy killed his father on Wednesday.
The accused's mother had left for her parent's place in the district, the police officer said, adding that the accused boy's paternal cousin witnessed him stabbing Chotu and raised an alarm.