Mumbai: In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old model was arrested for allegedly pushing his mother during a fight, leading to her death. The model identified as Lakshya Singh was taken into custody in connection with the death of his 45-year-old mother Sunita Singh. The mother-son duo, along with the accused’s fiancee and two domestic helps were present in flat at Cross Gate building in Mumbai’s Lokhandwala area, at the time of incident.Also Read - SpiceJet Announces 16 New Flights From August. Check Full Schedule, Timings and Other Details

Initial investigations have revealed that mother and son were addicted to drugs, said Shailesh Pasalwad, senior inspector, Oshiwara Police Station. “We will interrogate the accused to ascertain what exactly led to the scuffle between them,” Pasalwad said. Also Read - Bucket List These Lesser-Known Road Trip Destinations to Explore With Your Squad This Friendship Day

Another official informed PTI that the accused has told the police that he had pushed his mother in the bathroom during a scuffle, possibly over finances, after consuming drugs Wednesday midnight. Singh hit her head on the wash basin and collapsed, while Lakshya locked the bathroom from outside, police said. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Announces Flights to Maldives, Malaysia From India From THIS Date | Full Schedule, Ticket Prices

When the model opened the door in the morning, he found his mother dead, police added. The accused was produced in court on Saturday which sent him to police custody till October 8.