scorecardresearch
Saturday, Oct 01, 2022

Chennai man kills 77-year-old grandmother, arrested

S Visalatchi was attacked with a hammer and a blade at her home in Korukkupet by her grandson R Sathish, who had borrowed money from her.

The RK Nagar police arrested Sathish on Wednesday. He was later remanded in judicial custody. (Express Photo)

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in Chennai for allegedly murdering his grandmother who wanted him to repay the money she had lent him, police said.

S Visalatchi (77) was attacked with a hammer and a blade at her home in Korukkupet on Tuesday night allegedly by her grandson R Sathish, who soon fled the spot. It was her neighbours who took Visalatchi to hospital after hearing her cries for help, police said. She died in the hospital later.

Visalatchi had lent Sathish money and jewellery to help her grandson, according to police. She visited his house in the Red Fort area of the Tamil Nadu capital and asked for her money.

The RK Nagar police arrested Sathish on Wednesday. He was later remanded in judicial custody.

Subscriber Only Stories
How European colonisers observed and documented Durga Puja celebrations i...Premium
Useless meetings waste time and $100 million a year for big companiesPremium
Jasprit Bumrah has Sushil Kumar like intimidating aura, without him India...Premium
To better track PLI claims, Govt floats digital platforms for data sharingPremium

First published on: 22-09-2022 at 04:39:23 pm
Next Story

Germany’s World Cup preparations overshadowed by virus fears

Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement