By Arré Bench Aug. 14, 2020
A property dispute that turned ugly was captured on a home CCTV camera in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. In the shocking video, a man walks up behind his unsuspecting son and bludgeons him several times with what appears to be a hammer. The man later surrendered at the police station.
A property dispute that turned ugly was captured on a home CCTV camera in the coastal city of Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. In the shocking video, a man walks up behind his unsuspecting son and bludgeons him several times with what appears to be a hammer.
The gruesome clip hit news channels, accompanied by warnings against the graphic nature of its contents. The victim was a 40-year-old seaman named G Jalaraju, and the assailant, his father, was a retired seaman named G Veeraraju. After committing the brutal murder, Veeraraju went to a police station and surrendered himself. A case of murder was lodged against him and he was placed in custody.
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The murder took place at the family’s home in Satyanagar, Vishakhapatnam, on Wednesday. The inciting incident for Veeraraju murdering his son was a property dispute, according to police officers who spoke to the media. “Veeraraju killed his son Jalaraju after a heated argument took place between them over a property dispute. Veeraraju attacked his son with a hammer and murdered him on the spot,” a Vishakhapatnam West police officer told ANI.
The CCTV footage obtained by news channels shows the assault plainly – Veeraraju hammers Jalaraju in the head while the latter’s back was turned, and continues to land blows until the victim lies bleeding on the floor. Jalaraju was taken to a hospital but pronounced dead on arrival.
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The father and son had reportedly had a disagreement over the inheritance of property among the son and his siblings. Jalaraju, who worked in the merchant navy, had only returned home from his posting on a ship a week prior to the altercation. Unfortunately, he lost his life while back at home.
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The grisly CCTV clip, coupled with Veeraraju’s surrender to the police, has made this murder an open-and-shut case.