Balasore, June 23 (LocalWire): Two men from the Kuruda village in Balasore district allegedly dumped their octogenarian father into a drain at roadside and deserted the ailing victim.
The victim hails from Kuruda village within Soro police limits in the district.
It is reported that the victim, identified as Banchanidhi Behera, had started begging door to door in Kuruda and its nearest villages for the last 28 days after his two sons refused to provide him any assistance.
After the elderly fell ill and was not able to bring alms from the nearby areas, the irked sons allegedly took their father to the roadside and dropped him into a drain.
The villagers meanwhile informed the daughter of the elderly about the incident who soon rushed to the spot and rescued the 83-year-old.
However when she confronted her brothers for the episode, she and her kid were allegedly beaten black and blue and later admitted to hospital.
Injured and shocked over the incident, the victim’s daughter later moved to Soro Police Station and filed a complaint into this regard.
Soro Police Station IIC SL Sahoo said a case had been registered under section 324, 325, 341, 294, 506 and 379 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the investigation is underway.