KOLKATA: A woman in her 40s and her teenage son were arrested for allegedly beating a neighbour to death following a heated altercation between the woman and the man at Nonadanga slum on Thursday night.
Police said, Sujit Biswas (35) had come to the woman’s home in an inebriated state around 11.30pm on Thursday and begun shouting at the woman and even broke their clay oven that angered the woman and the son and the duo began beating the man with a brick and a bamboo stick. He was taken to Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital where he died in the early hours of Friday.
On receipt of information cops reached the Lake Pally neighbourhood in Nonadanga and based on eye witness accounts, arrested Tapati Das (40) and her son Soumadip (19) on Friday afternoon. They were charged under IPC sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 34 (common intention) and would be produced before a city court on Saturday.