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Chitradurga: Son kills father for stopping him from stealing

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Chitradurga: In a shocking incident reported from Kapile Village in Nayakanahatti of Chitradurga, a son killed his father for stopping him from stealing.

Guddlu Mallayya (70), a local resident was killed by his son Lokesha (28).

According to the police who arrested the accused, Lokesha was involved in several theft incidents which came to the knowledge of the family. Family members were pressuring him to stop stealing. However, Lokesha was not ready to give up stealing.

On the early morning of Tuesday January 25 around 1.00 a.m., when Lokesha was leaving from home for stealing, his father objected. He tried to tie him using a rope and that is when Lokesha murdered him.

Family members later tied Lokesha to a tree till police arrived. A murder case has been registered against Lokesha at the Nayakanahatti Police Station.

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