Jamshedpur, Apr 28 (PTI) A 50-year-old man was allegedly killed by his elder brother and his associates in front of their mother over property dispute in Chakradharpur of West Singhbhum district, the police said. Also Read - CRPF jawan gives blood to Naxal injured in J'khand encounter
Amitabh Chatterjee, director of a private school, came home at about 2 am and went to sleep in a room shared by his mother Snigdha Chatterjee (76). The assailants barged into the room and slit the throat of Amitabh yesterday. Also Read - Arms, ammunition seized after encounter with Maoists
As the mother screamed the attackers pushed her down and fled, they said. Also Read - Man lynched for raping 9-year-old niece
The accused brother Prabir Chatterjee was arrested.
Apart from Prabir, his son and another person were allegedly involved in the incident and a hunt is on to arrest them.
The police said the victim and the accused were locked in a feud over property for a long time.
While the victim was living with his mother, the accused separately, they said.
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