Srikakulam: A man allegedly killed his mother over a property dispute in Ramadasupeta village here on Wednesday.
The accused identified as Koti Ramakrishna surrendered before the police after the incident. The victim is 58-year-old Koti Anasuyamma.
Circle Inspector, Tekkali Police Station, R Neelaiah said, “Anasuyamma has a son Koti Ramakrishna (34). She has two houses on her name and they are in custody of her daughter-in-law. Ramakrishna has been demanding his mother to put those properties on his name for some time, but the mother did not pay heed.”
“On Wednesday morning, he had a quarrel with his mother on the same matter, and then he hit her with the leg of a cot due to which Anasuyamma died on the spot,” said the official.
“Ramakrishna went to Tekkali police station on Wednesday evening and surrendered before the police. A case of murder has been filed against him and we are investigating the matter,” he said.