Lucknow, Aug 6 A mother beat her six-year-old son to death in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli district for his repeated demands for chocolate, the police said Thursday.
“Bandana, 32, a resident of Janhia village, has been arrested for killing her son by repeatedly beating him with a wooden stick,” police inspector Ashok Kumar Tiwari told media over telephone.
“The body of the six-year-old was recovered Wednesday from bushes in the Balkishan locality in the village. Suspecting foul play, we looked into the matter and found that it was Bandana who was behind the killing,” said Tiwari.
According to police, Bandana confessed that she killed her son in a fit of rage Tuesday. Even though she pleaded with her son, he remained adamant in his demand for a chocolate.
Rae Bareli is about 80 km from Lucknow.