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Factory owner kills 10-yr-old nephew with scissors in front of parents in Ludhiana

The murder took place after Hussain, who said he had lent Rs 2 lakh to his brother Jamal, went with his wife (not identified) and son Shehnaz to Jamal’s factory, Noor Garments, on Tuesday night to ask for repayment.

punjab Updated: Aug 08, 2017 23:29 IST
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Police collecting information from victim Shehnaz’s family in Azad Nagar, Ludhiana, on Tuesday, August 8.
Police collecting information from victim Shehnaz’s family in Azad Nagar, Ludhiana, on Tuesday, August 8. (HT photo)

A man allegedly thrashed his brother and his wife, and stabbed their eight-year-old son to death with a pair of scissors in front of them, at his garment factory in Azad Nagar, Ludhiana, on Tuesday night over a monetary dispute.

Victim Shehnaz, 8 (Family photo)

The accused, Jamal, has fled with his family, police said. The police of Basti Jodhewal area initiated investigations after reaching at the spot, and registered a murder case.

The murder took place after Hussain, who said he had lent Rs 2 lakh to his brother Jamal, went with his wife (not identified) and son Shehnaz to Jamal’s factory, Noor Garments, on Tuesday night to ask for repayment.

A verbal spat escalated, and Jamal attacked them with sticks and also used sharp-edged weapons. When their son started crying, Jamal picked up pair of a scissors and stabbed the child in the throat. The child died on the spot. Jamal then fled the spot, and is now absconding along with his family, police said.

Inspector Vijay Kumar, station house officer, said the police launched search for the accused.