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 - 'House Of The Dragon' Makers Bought White Hair From Across Europe For Wigs

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 - Chandigarh Airport Officially Named As Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport As Tribute to Freedom Fighter

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 - Viral Video: People Perform Garba at Mumbai's Marine Drive, Anand Mahindra Shares Delightful Video | Watch

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.