A 65-year-old woman was seriously injured when she was allegedly attacked by her younger son over a property dispute at Udaipur Dakbunglow Road in Tripura’s Gomati district on Saturday.
The woman, who was admitted to a hospital in Agartala in a critical condition, is now battling for her life.
Police have arrested the accused, Debasish Dey, 36, for attempted murder following the incident at Udaipur Dakbunglow Road, 55km from Agartala, Hindustan Times reported.
“Our preliminary investigation points to a dispute over family property,” the newspaper quoted Udaipur SDPO Himadri Prasad Das as saying.
A 108-second video which has gone viral on the social media shows Molina Rani Dey lying in a pool of blood at the verandah of her house in front of her son.
The neighbours rescued her and took her to a local hospital before she was shifted to Agartala.
Police sources said that Debasish, a private tutor, suddenly attacked his mother from behind. Hearing her cry, some neighbours rushed to the spot to find her in a critical condition.
Molina, a widow, stays with her two sons at a rented house there. His elder son Pradip Dey, who is a government employee, was not present when the incident took place.