42-yr-old beats younger brother to death for abusing mum in Ghatkopar

42-yr-old beats younger brother to death for abusing mum in Ghatkopar
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1. On Saturday, the Ghatkopar police arrested 42-year-old Pradeep Mayekar for allegedly killing his brother at Bhimnagar in Ghatkopar.

2. The incident happened around 10 pm when the deceased, identified as Rupesh, abused his mother. This irked his elder brother, Pradeep, who then in a fit of rage, hit him repeatedly with a bamboo stick.

3. According to the police, after injuring Rupesh, Pradeep fled the spot. The victim was battling for his life for almost an hour and succumbed to injuries before his admission in the hospital.

4. The accused was nabbed after two days from a Thane hotel, where he worked as a waiter in the past.

5. During interrogation, Pradeep revealed that he killed his brother in a fit of rage as he kept abusing his mother. He has been booked for murder and will be produced in court on Sunday.

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