Dad stabs son for watching IPL match

Published: Monday, May 11, 2009, 15:42 [IST]
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Mumbai: Sandesh Kamble, a 24 year old cricket fan from Andheri in Mumbai was stabbed  to death by his father as he refused to switch off the television during the IPL match.

Police have arrested Meghnath Kamble from his residence in Gomes Chawl in suburban Andheri on Sunday night.

Meghnath Kamble, in a fit of rage, has stabbed his son Sandesh on right side of his chest with a knife at his one room residence following an argument broke out between them over television watching.

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"Sandesh, who was pursuing computer repairing course, was watching IPL match at his house when his father Meghnath arrived home at around 10.30pm yesterday, winding up his job," a senior police officer said.

"Meghnath asked his son to switch off the television as he was tired and wanted to take some rest. But Sandesh refused to do so following which Meghnath shouted at him and warned him," the officer said.

"Furious Meghnath went to the kitchen and returned with a knife. He then stabbed his son on his chest with the knife, injuring him seriously." police said.


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