In a shocking but not rare case of elderly abuse, a son has been accused of throwing her 76-year-old mother out of his house in New Friends’ Colony.
Police said the son first sold all her belongings and then rendered her homeless. Following which Savita Sharma had no other option left but to say at a hotel, police claimed. It is understood that Savita has complained about the incident to police that is probing the matter.
“Savita has approached the police saying that she had been staying with her youngest son Samir from the year 1997 as per a family settlement. On September 12, her son told her that he has sold their New Friends Colony house and he took her to his new house in Friends Colony,” a police spokesperson said as reported by PTI.
“She has alleged that her belongings were sold off and her son forced her out of his new house on September 17 after which she had been staying at her relatives’ homes and a hotel in Greater Kailash,” said the officer.
In her complaint to police, Savita wrote that her eldest son is “mentally not well” and her second son stays quite far in Greater Noida.
“A case has been registered under the relevant section of The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act and police has initiated an investigation,” the spokesperson said.