Mangalore, Nov 7: An elderly woman has been allegedly beaten by her granddaughter, and admitted in Wenlock hospital.
Ephezin Pereira (83) is a resident of Padau, Mooduperar. She has 5 children, three boys and two girls. Three children were stay in Mumbai and a daughter, Irene D’Souza, stays with Ephezin and son Pius Hilary Pereira stays close to Ephezin’s house.
Ephezin was assaulted in connection to a property owned by her. Her granddaughter Janet Mary D’Souza, is the accused in this case. Some four years back, Janet had some problem from her husband, so Ephezin asked her to stay with her.
So from then Janet used to stay in her granny’s house along with her child. Ephezin had a large property out of which a part had been sold and the remaining was 25 cents, out of which, Ephezin had given nearly 5 cents to Janet.
It is said that Janet, have demanded more, when Ephezin refused to that she allegedly assaulted her grany.
Ephezin and her son Pius say that Janet assaulted her last Saturday and a complaint was registered in the Bajpe police station on Sunday. Angered by the complaint, Janet is said to have again assaulted her grandmother on Monday morning at 7 am, due to which she was badly injured.
Ephezin has now been admitted for treatment in Wenlock. Ephezin needs a surgery on her hand. Her head and feet are also injured due to the alleged assault.
A case has been registered in the Bajpe police station and the police have visited the hospital and taken Ephezin’s statement, it is learnt.