New Delhi: A 32-year-old man killed his mother and stuffed her body in a box in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh after she asked him to look for a job, police said on Saturday. Santosh Patil killed his 50-year-old mother Vimla Bai with a wooden paddle (used to wash clothes) in Ram Nagar locality under Kotwali police station limits on Monday and put the body in a box, said Superintendent of Police Shivdayal Singh. Also Read - Family Members Murder 25-year-old Woman Over Her 'Secret Marriage', 6 Arrested For 'Honour Killing'

“On the intervening night of Thursday-Friday, he put the body in a sack and threw it in a drain. People who experienced a foul smell in the area alerted police on Friday. We zeroed in on Patil after checking CCTVs in the vicinity,” said Singh. Also Read - Engineering Student Stabbed to Death in Broad Daylight in Lucknow, Murder Caught on Camera

Patil said he enacted the plan after watching a crime-based serial on television, the official added. A similar such incident took place in Pollachi last year where a 35-year-old man was arrested when he killed his mother who had been insisting him to get a job. Also Read - Supreme Court Puts on Hold Hanging of Man Who Raped And Murdered 3-year-old in Surat

(With Agency Inputs)