Guwahati : A shocking incident has come to light as a man has thrown his sick mother into a river in central Assam’s Nagaon district.
According to the reports, a person named Pramod Agarwala had pushed his sick mother Ratna Devi into the Kolong river from a wooden bridge located near the Nagaon Girl’s College on late Wednesday night.
The man had carried his mother in a rickshaw and pushed her into the river.
The mother-son was staying at a rented house at Haiborgaon area in Nagaon town.
When the incident was happened, locals had immediately informed police and police team had rushed to the area.
Police and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams have engaged in search operation to rescue the woman, but still to trace.
Meanwhile, Nagaon police have arrested the man.
The man claimed that, after pushing his mother he also tried to jump into the river, but couldn’t do so.
“We were informed that, a man had carried a woman near the bridge, but the woman was missing. Police had immediately reached the area and getting information that, the man identified as Pramod Agarwala had pushed his mother into the river and arrested the man. Search operation is going on and still to trace the woman,” Ananta Das, Officer-in-Charge of Nagaon Sadar police station said.
(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)