Balasore: Basta police arrested a man on Sunday night after a video went viral featuring him assaulting his mother mercilessly.
The shocking incident took place at Batipada village in Balasore district, reportedly on June 8.
The arrested has been identified as Sridhar Barik.
According to police, a video showed a man was slapping, kicking and thrashing his old mother with a stick over a family feud despite the victim’s repeated requests to spare her. Police started an investigation soon after the incident came to fore and arrested the accused son last night.
The accused has been forwarded to court today.
Neighbours of the accused also complained that he was frequently assaulting his mother over petty issues.