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Man kills father over refusal to pay for treatment

An engineer’s unemployed son allegedly killed him when he refused to give his son money to treat a disease he suffered. The incident took place at Kolsewadi, Kalyan (east)

mumbai Updated: Jul 19, 2011 00:49 IST
Kiran Sonawane

An engineer’s unemployed son allegedly killed him when he refused to give his son money to treat a disease he suffered. The incident took place at Kolsewadi, Kalyan (east)

Police said that the accused, Sachin Patil, had completed a diploma in electronics two years back, but was yet to find a job. He was supported by his father, Shivajirao Patil, and was suffering from a steadily worsening case of piles, which was not responding to primary treatment.

His father, however, refused to pay for specialist treatment, leading to a heated argument between the two on Sunday.

When Patil’s mother tried to intervene, he pushed her away and attacked his father with a knife, and killed him.

Neighbours caught Sachin and handed him over to the police.

Police produced the accused in Kalyan court which remanded him in police custody for three days.