Bargarh: In a video from Bargarh, an elderly woman was filmed being physically abused by her daughter-in-law. The video that went viral on social media, was captured by a neighbour.

The footage shows the middle-aged woman screaming at the frail, elderly woman and then dragging and beating her with her bare hands. The incident took place at Talpali village in Bargarh district and the accused woman after a video showing her thrashing her elderly mother-in-law went viral on social media.

The accused woman identified as Balamati Sahu and wife of one Parsuram Sahu, a Government employee was arrested by the Bargarh police as a video went viral in which she was seen dragging, abusing and thrashing her elderly mother-in-law in full public view in village road in Talpali village under Gaisilat block in the district.

This heart-wrenching incident was captured and uploaded on social media by a vigilant onlooker.

Following public outcry, local police took suo motu cognizance of the unfortunate incident and arrested the accused woman. Meanwhile, she was forwarded to court.