Video showing woman assaulting mother-in-law goes viral, accused held


Bargarh: Police arrested a woman on Friday after a video went viral showing she mercilessly dragging her 75-year-old mother-in-law in full public glare. Later, she was forwarded to court.

The shocking incident took place in Talapali village under Gaisilat block in Odisha’s Bargarh district on Thursday. The arrested woman has been identified as Balamati Sahu, wife of Parsuram Sahu.

According to reports, the accused had a land dispute with her mother-in-law, following which she thrashed the old woman severely and later dragged her on the village road at around 8 am on Thursday.

The police came to know about the incident from the social media where a video clipping of the incident was posted. A team of Gaisilat police went to the village and arrested the woman this morning.

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