Woman thrashes mother-in-law till video goes viral and accused is arrested in Haryana | WATCH VIDEO

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The Hush Post| 5:32 pm|one-minute-read| 

A video grab is doing the rounds on social media where a woman beat her 80-year-old mother-in-law for two hours continuously.

She pulled her by her hair, abused and thrashed her in Haryana’s Mahendragarh district, 120 km from Delhi.

The shameful act, was filmed by a girl who lives in the neighbourhood. Subsequently, she shared it on WhatsApp and social media leading to the woman’s arrest.

In the video, the elderly woman, Chand Bai, visibly in pain, and completely defenseless before her daughter-in-law Kanta Bai’s continuous attacks is seen silently suffering. The video caused an uproar online and also caught Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s attention.

“This is deplorable and condemnable, such behavior should not be tolerated in civilised society. A case has been registered and the accused has been arrested,” he said on Twitter.

The neighbour, a Delhi University student who shot the incident on phone, said that she was shocked to see the daughter-in-law’s behaviour.

“The woman was abusing and beating her old mother-in-law for quite some time. I did not know what to do. Then I decided to shoot it. I wasn’t afraid as what she did was wrong,” the student said.

After the incident was widely condemned online, the police reached the the family’s home in Niwaz Nagar village and took the victim for a medical check-up.

The daughter-in-law, who ran away from the village, was later arrested.

“She (accused) could not take care of the old woman and considered her to be a burden. That is why she assaulted her,” police officer Chander Mohan was quoted as saying.

Chand Bai’s husband was with the Border Security Force. She gets pension from the government after her husband’s death, the police said. Kanta Devi was arrested on Saturday morning and has been now charged for criminal intimidation and causing voluntary hurt.

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