Guwahati: In a shocking incident, a man from the north-eastern Indian state of Assam threw his sick mother into a river.
According to the reports, the man identified as Pramod Agarwala carried his sick mother Ratna Devi in a rickshaw and pushed her into the Kolong river from a wooden bridge in central Assam’s Nagaon district.
Reports said after pushing his mother, the man also tried to jump into the river but couldn’t do so.
The mother-son was staying at a rented house at Haiborgaon area in Nagaon town.
As the incident happened, locals immediately informed police, who rushed to the area.
Police and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams have been engaged in a search operation to rescue the woman.
The police have arrested the man.