Srinagar, April 16 -- A 30-year-old man was arrested for allegedly stabbing his mother to death in the northern area of Rafiabad in Baramulla's Sopore area on Monday.

Police officials said that Amir Wani, a driver, was arrested on charges of murdering his mother, Asia Bano, during an altercation over some property dispute.

"We have arrested the accused and registered a case of murder. The investigations are ongoing. Prima facie, it was a family dispute over some property," said Sopore superintendent of police Divya D.

The incident happened on Sunday night in Hadipopra village. A police official said that Wani was living separately and had come to his parents' home and indulged in an argument over land.

"During the argument, Wani stabb...