Maldah: A son tried to kill his mother terming her witch. The incident occurred in Habibpur area of Maldah district. The accused Raman Soren tried to kill his mother Sukhi Hasda with a sharp weapon on Saturday night. The neighbours rescued the woman on hearing her screams and she was admitted to Maldah district hospital in a critical condition. The doctors have decided to shift her to a hospital in Kolkata.
It has been known that Ramen has been suffering from mental illness for quite some time and he thought his mother to be a witch and tried to kill her. A written complaint has been filed in Habibpur Police station. The accused is absconding since the incident. police is conducting a search operation to nab the accused.