Bengaluru: 17-year-old allegedly kills mother in a fit of rage

Whitefield DCP Shivakumar Gunare told TNM that the boy has been taken into custody.
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A 40-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her 17-year-old son during an argument on Friday, February 2, in Bengaluru’s KR Pura. The incident occurred at around 7:30 am when no one else was there at home. 

The boy, a diploma student, allegedly struck his mother, identified as Netra, on the head with a metal rod. Later, he went to the police station and surrendered himself. 

According to media reports, the boy claimed that his mother did not take good care of him and did not give him proper food. On the morning of the incident, an argument ensued when she scolded him before he left for college and in a fit of rage, he attacked her.

Shivakumar Gunare, Whitefield Deputy Commissioner of Police, told TNM that the boy has been taken into custody for murder and his claims are being investigated. 

The boy has an elder sister pursuing medical studies in Georgia, and his deceased mother worked in a software firm in Whitefield.

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