A 24-year-old man allegedly killed his mother after a petty quarrel in Maharashtras Thane district, police said on Tuesday.
The incident took place in Mumbra town on Monday when the 45-year-old woman refused to give money demanded by her son who was unemployed, they said.
The man in a fit of anger allegedly attacked his mother with a screwdriver, an official from Mumbra police station said.
The woman received severe injuries and died on way to hospital, he said.
Her another son filed a police complaint, following which the accused was arrested and booked under Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder), the official said.
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