Kolkata: Kolkata Police arrested a middle-aged woman on charges of beating up her mother-in-law on Wednesday. Police have arrested the woman, Sapna Pal, after a video clip where the woman was found mercilessly beating up her mother-in-law, went viral. The incident comes just a few days after the Mother’s Day. After seeing the vide, police initiated a search for the woman. They finally arrested the woman from her residence. A police officer said the woman beat up her mother-in-law because the latter had picked up some fruits from a garden adjacent to their house without taking permission from the woman.
A neighbour recorded the entire scene on a mobile phone and posted it on a social networking site. The video went viral by Wednesday morning. Within a few hours, around 25,000 people shared the video and finally it was also viewed by the police. Sergeant Subhro Chakraborty, who is posted with Bansdroni police station, saw the video footage and took up the matter with the officer-in-charge of the police station.