Unemployed son murders father to get a job on compassionate ground in Jharkhand


An unemployed man from Jharkhand killed his father to get a job on compassionate grounds.

Police have recovered a small hummer knife used in the crime and mobile phone of deceased. (Photo: PTI)

In the pursuit of a job, an unemployed son allegedly killed his father in Jharkhand’s Ramgarh district. As per the police, the son killed his 55-year-old father, an employee of Central Coal Fields Limited (CCL), in order to secure a job in the Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) company.

The deceased Krishna Ram was a head security guard posted in Central Workshop of CCL at Barkakana in Ramgarh district. He was found dead with throat slit early on Thursday, news agency PTI quoted police as saying.

Prakash Chandra Mahto, Sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), told a press conference on Saturday that the 35-year-old elder son of Ram had killed him at his quarter in Barkakana on Wednesday night by slitting his throat, PTI reported.

Police have recovered a small hummer knife used in the crime and mobile phone of deceased, he said.

Police claimed that elder son of Ram confessed during interrogation that he killed his father to get a CCL job on compassionate ground, reported PTI.

As per provisions of CCL, legal dependent of an employee would be given a job if the employees die during his service tenure, police said.

(With inputs from PTI)



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