A Nashik resident was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly bludgeoning his 78-year-old mother to death after she refused to give him money to buy alcohol, a police official said.
Kamlakar Kale (57) demanded money from his mother Kantabai for liquor on July 18, which the latter refused, he said.
"Kamlakar hit her head against a wall and attacked her with a blunt object. She was hospitalised and died on Tuesday.
Kamlakar has been arrested and charged with murder," he said.
Kamlakar, a driver who has been unemployed for a long time, and Kantabai are residents of Rajwada locality in Satpur area of the district, he said.
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