News Tech: A 39-year-old man has been arrested here for allegedly killing his ailing aunt over a financial dispute, police said on Wednesday. Anthony Benjamin Fernandes allegedly assaulted his aunt Santan Bastev Fernandes (65) even though she was bed-ridden, said an official of the Byculla police station.
His wife contacted police when she realized that the old woman was lying motionless after he had beaten her. Anthony was booked under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 302 (murder) and further probe was on, the official said.
Anthony and his aunt lived in the same house. He was allegedly angry after learning that she was helping his brother to get a bank loan.