Mumbai cop’s son drew smiley after killing mother because he felt ‘relaxed’
Mumbai city news: Police said Siddhant left their Santacruz east residence on Wednesday afternoon and took the first trainUpdated: May 29, 2017 09:44 IST
The son of a police inspector, who was arrested for murdering his mother, confessed during his interrogation that he drew the smiley emoticon on the floor next to his mother’s body because he felt ‘relaxed’.
Last week, after stabbing his mother Dipali, 42, as many as 12 times with a kitchen knife, Siddhant Ganore, 21, wrote ‘Tired of her, catch me & hang me’ on the bedroom floor with his mother’s blood with a smiley next to it.
When asked why he did this, a police source privy to the investigations said, “He said it just occurred to him at the time.”
The police said Siddhant left their Santacruz east residence on Wednesday afternoon and took the first train he got from Santacruz railway station. He changed two to three trains before finally reaching Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Thursday afternoon, the police added.
He checked into a hotel and was traced through the mobile phone he had been using, the police said. He was brought back to city on Friday morning and remain in police custody till June 2.
Siddhant told the police he was frustrated with his mother because she would fight with him over his poor academic performance. He also told the police he was frustrated owing to the constant fights she had with his father.
He said he lost interest in studies because of this. His father Dyaneshwar Ganore was last posted at Khar police station where he was part of the team that investigated the sensational Sheena Bora murder case.
First Published: May 29, 2017 08:22 IST