Man pushes mother off terrace over property dispute

Bhubaneswar: A 60-year-old woman sustained critical injuries today after she was allegedly thrown off the terrace by her son in Bhubaneswar.

The victim, Manjulata Mohanty was subjected to such atrocity by her son reportedly over some property dispute. The shocking incident has been reported from Chintamaniswar area under Laxmisagar police limits of Bhubaneswar.

Though the incident occurred on June 3, the matter came to light after the victim lodged a formal police complaint in connection with the incident recently. The accused, Manjulata’s elder son Kapilprasad had also attacked his brother, informed sources.

“I had gone to the terrace to call my younger son, who was supervising the construction work, for lunch when my elder son attacked him and pushed me off the building,” said injured Manjulata.

Following the incident, Manjulata was rescued by labourers who then admitted her to a private hospital in critical condition.

Based on a complaint filed by Manjulata on June 6, Laxmisagar police have recorded her statements while further investigation in connection with the incident is on.