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Mumbai Crime: Man held for stabbing mother-in-law to death in Palghar

The police on Friday arrested Manvelpada resident Rakesh Kadrekar after he allegedly stabbed his mother-in-law Malini Salve (62) to death during a domestic dispute.

Agencies | Updated on: Sunday, June 14, 2020, 12:10 AM IST

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A 44-year-old man was arrested for allegedly stabbing his mother-in-law to death at Virar in Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Saturday.

The police on Friday arrested Manvelpada resident Rakesh Kadrekar after he allegedly stabbed his mother-in-law Malini Salve (62) to death during a domestic dispute, an official said.

The incident took place on Friday morning, when the accused picked a quarrel with his wife Shraddha and Salve and the couple's 14-year-old son intervened, the official said.

The accused, in a fit of rage, attacked the elderly victim with a knife, following which she sustained serious injuries and died on the spot, he said.

The victim's body was sent for post-mortem, while a case has been registered against Kadrekar under section 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the IPC at Virar police station, he added.*

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Published on: Sunday, June 14, 2020, 12:10 AM IST