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Boy axes father to death over fifth wedding

By Sapa | Feb 08, 2013 | COMMENTS [ 4 ]

A teenaged boy axed his father to death in India after learning that he was to marry for a fifth time, reports said Friday.

The 62-year-old was attacked by his 15-year-old son on Tuesday at his home in Palghar town, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Mumbai, senior police inspector A.J. Sindkar told the Press Trust of India news agency.

The boy was angered that his father -- who has been divorced three times and widowed once -- planned to tie the knot again soon, threatening the youngster's inheritance prospects, police said.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is being held on remand after being charged with murder.

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More like he was embarassed. A 15 yr old thinking of inheritance - unlikely.

Feb 09, 2013 9:6 | 0 replies

someone from kzn should better watch out one of these days!

Feb 11, 2013 2:9 | 0 replies

@Gaetswe
the above story hs nothing 2 do with people of kzn. read and re-read the story before u comment. wht the deceased wanted to do is not polygamy bt serial monogamy.

Feb 11, 2013 3:5 | 0 replies

nowadays you cannot trust anything, including your own shadow!!!

May 27, 2013 1:10 | 0 replies