COIMBATORE: In a shocking incident, a 14-year-old boy brutally murdered his mother by smashing her head with a concrete block after she pressurised him to stay in the school hostel in Erode.
Police said the boy, studying in Class 9 in a private school in Sathyamangalam had come home to Punjai Puliampatti four days ago and expressed his unwillingness to go back to the hostel.
He broke into a quarrel, when his mother Yuvarani (36), a commercial inspector in TNEB office in Punjai Puliampatti asked him to go back to the hostel since he was poor in studies.
Police said that the boy was adamant in not going back and Yuvarani told him that she would inform his father Arutselvan, who is working as a building contractor by staying in Coimbatore.
However, past midnight on Wednesday, the boy smashed his mother’s head with a ‘hollow block’ stone and a flower vase in anger. On seeing her brother hitting their mother, the girl ran down to her uncle house and informed them. They rushed her to Sathyamangalam GH, however she died on the way. Police filed a case, secured the boy.