Bored with taunts from his grandparents who consistently in contrast him with cousins, a 16-year-old boy in Tamil Nadu’s Salem district set their home on hearth Monday, killing the duo, police stated. The minor, who has confessed to the crime, has been booked underneath IPC part 302 (homicide).
Chatting with indianexpress.com, Attur DSP Immanuel Gnanasekar stated the couple’s grandson, a Class XI pupil at a authorities faculty within the neighbourhood, has surrendered earlier than the Attur police and confessed to the crime.
On Monday morning, neighbours heard screams from the home of Kaatu Raja (70) and his spouse Kaasiyammal (60) and rushed to the spot. Seeing the home on flames, they tried to douse the fireplace. The home was additionally locked and their makes an attempt to interrupt the door open failed.
The neighbours then alerted the fireplace and rescue personnel who arrived quickly and tried to rescue the aged couple, however each of them succumbed to extreme burns. Their our bodies had been despatched to Attur Authorities Hospital for postmortem.
“The boy was staying along with his mother and father and had come to his grandparents’ home to commit the act. He had an aversion to relations together with uncles and grandparents. The boy stated his grandparents consistently in contrast him along with his paternal uncle and his kids, and advised him that he must be like them as a substitute of losing his time. This agitated the boy,” the DSP stated.