‘Mentally unsound’ son of cop kills elder brother

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Feb 8: In a gruesome incident, an alleged mentally unsound minor killed his teenage brother inside police residential quarters at Batamaloo during night hours.
A police official said that 12 year old son of a Selection Grade constable of Jammu and Kashmir police posted here, had a quarrel with his 15 year old brother last night. “During the quarrel, he killed his elder brother by slitting his throat,” the official said.
The police official said that the incident occurred inside residential quarters of District Police Lines (DPL) Srinagar. “Preliminary probe suggests that the accused is mentally unsound,” he said, adding that a case has been registered and further probe has been started.