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Man arrested for assaulting mother

Press Trust of India 

A man has been arrested on the charge of assaulting his 70-year-old mother over some family dispute in district, a video of which has gone viral on social media, a said.

Based on a complaint lodged by a senior government working in Collectorate, the District Collector had asked the Basta block Social Welfare to investigate the matter.

Following the probe, the police today arrested the man, identified as Sridhara Barik of Baitapada village, Sub-Divisional (SDPO), Basta, Ranjit Kumar Prusty said.

The incident had taken place yesterday, he said.

The video footage which has gone viral on shows the man beating his mother in front of a house with his hand and a stick, despite her repeated pleas to spare her.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 15:10 IST