Uttar Pradesh: 7-year-old killed by elder brother over property

"A case has been registered and efforts are on to arrest the other two accomplices," police said.

By: PTI | Sitapur | Published:December 24, 2016 3:27 pm

A seven-year-old boy was pushed into a well by his elder brother to stake full claim over the family property in Bhawanipur village here, police said on Saturday. “The accused, Ankit (22) killed his brother Aditya by pushing him into a well,” Station House Officer DK Singh said. Aditya’s family searched for him Friday when he did not return home, but by the time they found the well, he had died, Singh said.

“The accused on interrogation confessed of committing the crime with the help of two others, in order to stake full claim over the parental property,” he said. “A case has been registered and efforts are on to arrest the other two accomplices,” Singh added.

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