Indian family arrested for killing alcoholic son who repeatedly raped family members

Police in Madhya Pradesh have arrested four members of a family for allegedly murdering their alcoholic son who raped his mother, sister and brother's wife several times.

A 24-year-old man’s body was recovered from the Gopaldas hill area on 12 November, prompting the police to arrest the man’s father, mother, brother and sister-in-law.

Following an interrogation, the man’s father confessed to the murder as he used to get drunk and rape his mother, sister and brother's wife on a regular basis.

Speaking on the case, a local police officer said: "The body was recovered, and a post-mortem revealed that he was strangulated to death.

“After his identification, it was found that he was an alcoholic and that his family members were fed up with him.”

The four appeared in court on Monday and have since been remanded custody.

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