Case Against Retired Cop, Brother Who Kept Mother Locked Up For 10 Years – What We Know!

Case Against Retired Cop, Brother Who Kept Mother Locked Up For 10 Years

The lady has been admitted to Thanjavur Medical Faculty Hospital. (Representational)

Thanjavur:

A day after Gnanajothi (72) was rescued from a home right here through which she was confined for the previous 10 years by her two well-earning sons, the siblings have been booked on Saturday for allegedly abandoning the senior citizen.

The Tamil College police registered a case towards the 2 sons — 50-year-old police inspector Shanmugasundaram who works in Chennai and his youthful brother Venkatesan (45), a Doordarshan worker primarily based in Pattukottai — below Part 24 of the Upkeep and Welfare Of Dad and mom and Senior Residents Act.

Talking to reporters, Shanmugasundaram laid the blame on his youthful brother stating that Venkatesan was utilizing up his mom’s pension of Rs 30,000 each month and he was answerable for their mom’s well being.

In accordance with the Social Welfare division, 72-year-old Gnanajothi was rescued by the Social Welfare division officers after a tip-off from an unknown particular person, who known as them upon seeing a video on social media of the lady mendacity bare inside her dwelling in a frail situation.

The lady has been admitted to Thanjavur Medical Faculty Hospital, District Collector Dinesh Ponraj Oliver mentioned, whereas including that the docs have been urged to take mandatory motion for her speedy restoration.

On Friday, the neighbours had knowledgeable officers that the sons had made preparations for offering meals for his or her mom as they lived elsewhere. Each time she felt hungry and wanted meals, Gnanajothi would elevate an alarm and the neighbours would throw biscuits or fruits into the locked home, the police mentioned.

Although the neighbours knew about her situation, they apparently didn’t share the main points with anybody fearing the knowledge could be suppressed.

With the assistance of the police, the Social Welfare division personnel broke into the home on Friday as her sons refused to half with the important thing and managed to rescue the aged girl. PTI COR HDA HDA