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Siblings booked for abandoning mother in Thanjai

Thanjavur police on Saturday registered a case against two men for abandoning their aged mother, who was rescued by officials and police after a neighbour alerted the Collector

Siblings booked for abandoning mother in Thanjai

Thanjavur: After the rescue of T Gnanajothi (72), who was abandoned by her two sons, Shanmugasundaram, a police inspector in Chennai, and Venkatesan, a Doordarshan employee in Chennai, the Thanjavur District Collector Dinesh Ponraj Oliver ordered the officials to lodge a complaint with the police against the siblings for abandoning their aged mother.

Acting on the order of the Collector, Social Welfare department officer Vimala lodged a complaint against the duo with the Tamil University police on Saturday and the police registered a case against Shanmugasundaram and Venkatesan under Senior Citizen Protection act. The police also summoned the siblings.

Meanwhile Gnanajothi, who has been undergoing treatment, is recovering fast.

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