A 65-year-old Egyptian woman was strangled to death by her 35-year-old son after she refused to give him 100 Egyptian pounds ($15), the ‘Al Youm Al Sabea'a’ Arabic newspaper reported.
Residents of Al Hawamdeya village in Giza governorate informed the police about the killing of the woman by her son.
Police said there were heated arguments between Zainab M.A, mother, and her unemployed son Abdel Nasser M.
Police said the son hit the mother on the head after she refused to give him money, hanged her with the scarf on her shoulder and fled.
Neighbours said the jobless man used to borrow money from his mother.
Police has arrested the accused who has been remanded to four days in custody by the prosecutor to help the police complete the investigation.