Man rapes daughter-in-law, kills son when questioned

An elderly man who allegedly raped his daughter-in-law murdered his son when the latter confronted him. The incident came to light from Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. The accused allegedly used a licensed revolver to shoot his son dead.

The accused lives in Hanuman Nagar area of Majola. He was booked for rape and murder. The deceased got married around a year ago.

On November 25, the woman alleged that she was sexually assaulted by her father-in-law when she was alone at home. During this time, the woman’s husband and other relatives were attending a wedding function in another city.

The woman narrated her plight to her husband and mother-in-law on Saturday. The survivor’s husband confronted the accused and threatened to approach the police, The Times of India reported. The father and son started arguing and when it escalated, the younger son of the accused joined it, taking his (accused) side.

The accused allegedly took his revolver and shot at the survivor’s husband. Amit Kumar Anand, SP (city) said that an FIR was registered against the accused 56-year-old man and his younger son under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).