Ghaziabad, Feb 20 (PTI) A 55-year-old woman was brutally killed by her son apparently over a land dispute here Wednesday, police said.

Ramvati was bludgeoned to death by Manoj (21) with a gas cylinder after an argument over some ancestral land in the morning, they said.

A neighbour of the deceased happened to witness Manoj attacking Ramvati and informed police after bolting the door of the house from outside, DIG Upendra Agarwal said.

The accused was arrested and the body sent for postmortem, he added.

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