A 40-year-old man who killed his 67-year-old mother by hitting her with a wooden plank in Dadar was arrested by the police on Monday.
The incident took place around 7 pm on Sunday when the accused hit his mother at their house in Shivaji Park area in Dadar, Central Mumbai.
Police official Vinod N. Gaonkar said, “It is being said that the son is mentally ill, but that is being investigated.”
The wooden plank, which he used to commit the crime, has been seized.
A case under relevant sections of the IPC has been registered at Shivaji Park police station, police said, adding investigations are underway.