In this age of Internet, we on a daily basis see videos that arouse all sorts of emotions in us. One such video recently surfaced and is now being widely circulated over the social media for all the right reasons. People are demanding justice for the victim in the video and are even asking for stringent punishment for the wrong doer.
As per a report, an elderly women was mercilessly beaten by her daughter-in-law in South Kolkata’s Garia area, as seen in the video. You would be surprised to know the reason behind this incident. The elderly woman had only plucked a few flowers without taking the permission of her daughter-in-law!
What happened next has become the matter of discussion on the internet. The incident was captured and posted on social media by the neighbor of the woman committing the crime.
In the video, one can clearly see how the accused Swapna Pal pulled her mother-in-law Jashoda Pal’s hair and even slapped her many times. Jashoda is 75 years old lady, who couldn’t protect herself when Swapna was committing this offense. The video has now been shared more than 25,000 times online.
— DCP Jadavpur Divn Kolkata (@KPSouthsubnDiv) May 30, 2018
The video also shows how the not so guilty daughter-in-law Swapna was screaming at the old woman. As per a Facebook post by Kolkata Police, the elderly woman is a patient of amnesia and was being beaten and thrashed by her daughter-in-law repeatedly. The post further explained that the old lady was subjected to physical abuse on a daily basis. Her husband had died a few years ago.
This is how people have reacted over the video, as soon as it went viral.
As per existing #GenderBiasedLaws – Indian men are born to suffer any time any place as any woman can file #FakeCases against him and he has run to court for ages to prove his innocence even though he has not committed any crime.@Telegraph @DailyMailUK @theskindoctor13
— Dealing with Evil (@DealingWithEvil) May 31, 2018
Good job. Well done @KPSouthsubnDiv . Request take such prompt action for every unlawful activities beyond political colour. Plz ensure that your men are not begging road side from the vendors/carriers/drivers/transporters. Let us feel proud on Kolkata Police.
— Amitav Ghosh (@AmitavGhosh10) May 30, 2018
Tormentor arrested??? I fear worse now.
Do you know if this criminal women file a #fake498A, #fakeDV and other criminal sections on the old woman without even a single trace of evidence, old woman would be behind bars. With no money, no lawyer, will she ever be proven innocent???
— Hu(Man) Rights (@GR_Barbarika) May 30, 2018
Kudos for prompt action and posting for building the awareness.
— soumendu (@dasoumendu) May 31, 2018
Esab mahila ra hi jakhan tader husband Maa r upor atyachar er pratibaad korbey takhan eisab mahila ra Badhu nirjyatan er fake case lagbey ar apnader department er kichu police officer kono political pressure ye athaba ghush kheye false case lagiye 498A, 125 crpc aro kato je dhaa
— Biswanath Dhar (@BiswanathDhar5) May 31, 2018
Those who dury their mother in- law mother should be punished with the toughest punishment
— Dipankar Dey (@Dipanka70959991) May 31, 2018
WHAT PUNISHMENT WILL BE GIVEN TO HER??
UNDER WHAT ALL SECTIONS SHE IS PROSECUTED??
— Nagraj Thadur (@NThadur) May 30, 2018
Do keep the people at large updated about the further action taken on the tormentor, only arrest is not enough 61% of #ElderAbuse is done by DIL says @HelpAgeIndia_ survey.#JalimBahu #KillerBahu roam free in few days and the cycle repeats. What section is she booked under?
— #MilitantFeminist (@_TastefulInsult) May 31, 2018
Well done @KPSouthsubnDiv . Good Job. This shows there are few police who treat male & female criminals in same way.
— SA (@SachinArsude) May 31, 2018
thanks a lot @KolkataPolice.. please be with us city people always… thanks again
— Dips (@dipsaha86) May 31, 2018
Without awareness.. it is not possible to stop.. so we share this type of video.. someone may be rescued
— Dibyani Saha (@DibyaniSaha) May 30, 2018
This video is shocking indeed and highlights a bigger issue existing in the society. Through this post, we request our readers to be aware of their surroundings. Someone somewhere might need your help. Also, if you see something happening like this anywhere, do not forget to report the matter. You may save someone’s life by doing your bit!