A man was reportedly killed by his parents and sister on January 2 for chatting with another woman when he got engaged to someone else in Burhanpur district, Madhya Pradesh, India.
The parents of the 25-year-old victim, Ramkrishna Singh, Bhiman and Jamunabai Singh, were reportedly angry with him as the victim was unemployed and spent most of her time on the phone chatting with other women while she was already engaged. In a brutal turn of events, on January 2, Singh was reportedly killed by his own family after a violent argument between the man and his parents, NDTV reported. Singh’s relatives would later dump his body in a river.
During the confrontation, Bhiman, in a fit of rage, allegedly punched and pushed Singh. However, in the scuffle, Singh lost his balance, hit his head against a wall, and lost consciousness. After realizing Singh was dead, Singh’s parents and sister Krishnabai tied his hands and legs and threw his body into the Ruparel River.
On January 5, three days after Singh disappeared, his body was recovered from the Ruparel River near a forest lodge. His corpse was discovered with his hands and legs tied.
Police then opened an investigation into the murder and tracked down the location of the victim’s mobile phone as part of the investigation. Authorities then received a tip that Singh’s relatives may have been involved in his murder, News18 reported.
“During interrogation, the man’s father, Bhiman Singh, his mother Jamunabai and his sister Krishnabai confessed to killing him while he was talking to another woman while he was engaged to someone. another. They were also angry that he spends most of his time on the phone and is unemployed,” Deputy Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sankharam Sengar said.
In a similar but unrelated incident, a 35-year-old man named Safal Hasda was allegedly killed by his father-in-law Hadma Kisku for being jobless and dependent on his in-laws in Sahibganj, Jharkhand, India on November 20. 2021, the times of india reported.
Hasda had been living in his in-laws’ house for a few years while his wife Nanamay Kisku worked in Kerala as a migrant worker. On the night of the murder, Kisku berated Hasda for not doing any work. This led to a heated argument between the two, during which, in a fit of rage, the Patriarch attacked Hasda with a sharp weapon and killed him.