Son held for mum’s murder at Siolim


In yet another murder in Bardez, a 45-year-old mentally challenged man allegedly murdered his mother at Oxel-Siolim on Sunday evening.
According to Anjuna Police, the accused, Ravi Shirodkar, started dancing in the house saying “I killed, I killed” as soon his mother, Nalini (75), entered the house. However, taken aback, Nalini phoned her husband and asked him to come home immediately.
However, during this period, Ravi allegedly hit his mother on her head with a wooden plank, resulting in her death.
Police said when Ravi’s father returned home, he alerted the police after finding Nalini lying unconscious. Anjuna Police rushed to the site and arrested the accused. Anjuna Police is investigating the case.
It may be recalled that this is the fourth murder to be reported in Bardez.
, following the murder of Rekha Karath (19) of Sanquelim at the Assagao plateau on January 17, the murder of a 50-year-old man at Dando-Siolim on January 20 and on January 24, a woman allegedly stabbed her sister to death in their house at Khorlim-Mapusa. [H]