Elderly man beaten to death by his nephew in Jammu

, 5:18 PM IST

Jammu:A 75-year-old man has been allegedly beaten to death by his nephew in the New Plot area of Jammu city, police said on Monday. Jitender Singh had an heated argument with his uncle Soram Singh at his residence on Sunday, following which Jitender started beating his uncle with an iron rod, a police officer said.

He said the accused fled from the spot after leaving his uncle in a pool of blood who later succumbed to his injuries at Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in Jammu.

Police has registered a case and the accused has been arrested. Prima facie the murder seems to be related to some property dispute, the officer said, adding that the further investigation is on.