Drunk son attacks mother; commits suicide
KUNDAPUR: In a shocking case reported from Kodlady village here, a middle-aged man who grievously attacked his mother under the influence of alcohol later committed suicide by consuming poison on April 13, Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Kushala Shetty (52), while his seriously injured mother Muttamma Shetty (75) has been hospitalised.
It is learnt, Kushala who stayed with his mother picked up a quarrel with her over the issue of property when she was in the kitchen and later attacked her with a scythe. Meanwhile, the old woman amid her severe pain had telephoned her daughter Saroja who lives in Bengaluru. Saroja then intimated a few relatives in Kodlady who rushed to the spot and admitted Muttamma to the hospital.
However, when the police acting upon a complaint by Shivarama Shetty, another son of Muttamma, arrived at the residence, they found Kushala dead reportedly by consuming poison.
Kushala who was a married man had deserted his wife and two children 15 years ago and since then was residing with his mother.