Kolkata: In a savage incident in South 24 Parganas near Kolkata, an Uncle brutally murdered his nephew for sum of twenty rupees. The name of the deceased is Shahid Mandal, aged 32. He was a resident of Baruipur area in South 24 parganas.
The accused, Habibul Mandal is on the run after the incident. The local villagers are protesting against Police for taking a casual approach in the case and demanding immediate action against the accused.
According to the family, the uncle-nephew duo had a quarrel on 22 December regarding a sum of money to be deposited in the bank account. The accused had asked his nephew to deposit some money in his bank account but he found rupees twenty missing after the deposit.
The duo was involved in a gruelsome quarrel when Habibul asked about the missing twenty rupees to his nephew. After which, he beat up Shahid with a rod and brutally injured him. He also beat brother and wife of the deceased who came to his rescue.
Shahid was admitted to Baruipur Mahakuma with serious injuries and was then shifted to SSKM Hospital. But he lost his battle of life on December 25.