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Man locks up dad and mom in home: Father, 80, starves to loss of life, mom in hospital


By Categorical Information Service

KOTTAYAM: An 80-year-old man died of malnutrition after being locked up in a room by his son and daughter-in-law with out meals and medication for days at their home in Mundakkayam in Kottayam. His spouse, who was additionally confined in the identical room, was shifted to a hospital after she regarded mentally disturbed.

The incident came about at Asambani, an inside space of Mundakkayam panchayat. The deceased was recognized as Podiyan, 80, of Thodiyil Home. His spouse Ammini, 76, has been admitted to the psychiatric ward of the Medical Faculty Hospital, Kottayam.

In line with police, Podiyan and Ammini had been staying with their youthful son Reji and each was denied meals, water and therapy for a number of days at a stretch. Although they had been rushed to the Normal Hospital in Kanjirappally, the medical doctors couldn’t save Podiyan’s life. The police stated Reji and spouse Jancy lived within the subsequent room however they didn’t pay a lot consideration to his dad and mom.

To stop neighbours from coming inside, a canine was tied in entrance of the home once they went for work throughout daytime. Neighbours stated they had been unable to go to the aged couple for concern of Reji who’s an alcoholic. The couple’s elder son Raghu lives in Yendayar which is considerably removed from Asambani. Their plight got here to mild when ASHA and palliative care employees visited the home on Monday.

Cops register case of unnatural loss of life

They knowledgeable the incident to Mundakkayam grama panchayat member Sinimol Thadathil, who alerted the Particular Department police. With the assistance of police, block and native panchayat members rushed them to the Normal Hospi tal . Nevertheless, Podiyan died of malnutrition, in keeping with medical doctors. Ammini and Podiyan had been left alone on the home after they stopped working due to outdated age.

Reji used to lock his dad and mom up in the home regardless of their poor well being. The authorities who inspected the room discovered meals that had been a number of days outdated. The police have registered a case of unnatural loss of life and one other case towards Reji and Jancy for not giving the aged couple meals and therapy. The police stated they might take additional motion after receiving the postmortem report. Podiyan’s physique was handed over to kin and cremated on Wednesday night.

CRUELTY THY NAME IS…

The incident came about at Asambani, an inside space of Mundakkayam panchayat

The aged couple’s plight got here to mild when ASHA and palliative care employees visited the home on Monday

To stop neighbours from coming inside, a canine was tied in entrance of the home when son and spouse went or
work throughout daytime

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