A man in Thane city, Maharashtra, allegedly beat a close relative to death and injured her 14-year-old son following a quarrel. The accused was arrested under sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempted murder) of the Indian Penal Code. The incident occurred on Saturday evening when the accused attacked his relative with an iron pipe. The woman’s body was sent for post-mortem and the injured boy was taken to a hospital. The accused had previously quarreled with the woman for a petty reason on Friday.