50-year-old man arrested for strangling father in Shiga


Police in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture, on Sunday arrested a 50-year-old caregiver on suspicion of killing his 76-year-old father.

According to police, Tomoo Ito strangled his father Hiroshi with an electric appliance cord as he slept at around 4 a.m. Sunday, Sankei Shimbun reported. Ito called 110 at 4:25 a.m. and said he had strangled his father.

Police said Ito has admitted to killing his father and quoted him as saying relations between his father and himself had been bad for a long time. The two lived alone.

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And the beat goes on. This is not even news anymore.

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It's strange how many killers immediately turn themselves in to the police in cases like these.

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People should phone the police before murdering family members, then the police can tell them don’t do it, we will come in 10 minutes, just wait. Don’t do it.

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Basic change in thinking of people is needed for stopping such senseless killings in the country. Religious Gurus can play a vital role in bringing about this transformational change in the society.

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