Mangaluru, September 11: Members of Tulunada Rakshana Vedike rescued a old woman from Bengaluru was found abandoned at Mangaluru KSRTC bus stand on Friday September 11th and handed her over to the police after which she was sent to an ashram.
The woman is identified as Sumathi. She was staying in Bengaluru. After the death of her husband, she shifted to Mangaluru and stayed in a rented house at Deralakatte. She has two sons and a brother in Mangaluru, and is said to be well-to-do, but abandoned without any money in her hand.
One of her sons then shifted her to a guest house, but as she did not have any money to pay the rent, she was put out of there. Later her sons took her back to Bengaluru and then to Chennai. In between, her brother too had shifted her to some house but she did not stay there long. Her sons again shifted her to a guest house in Mangaluru. But, as she had no money to pay the rent, once again she had to vacate the guest house and then started to live near the bus stand.
It is said, she spent some days loitering near the bus stand. All her efforts to contact her sons for help reportedly went in vain as they did not respond to her calls, and she had no money in her hand to travel.
Members of Tulunada Rakshana Vedike after learning about her grievance rescued her on Friday and shifted her to a guest house. They then took her to women’s police station here. Police then sent her to an Ashram at Fajir and efforts are on to find her sons.
The members of Tulunada Rakshana Vedike filed a police complaint in which they stated that Sumathi owns two houses in Bengaluru and land in Mangaluru. They expressed suspicions that property dispute may be a cause behind the case and requested the police that from all angles the matter be investigated.