19 January 2016

Viral video spurs debate on elder abuse in India

A CCTV video of a woman beating her elderly mother-in-law has raised the issue of elder abuse and elder care in a culture where a wife is meant to care for her husband and in-laws into old age.

Security footage recorded early this year in a home in northern India shows an elderly woman being violently beaten by her daughter-in-law, Sangeeta Jain. The video (below) now has almost six millions of views on Facebook and YouTube. Be warned that the video contains graphic content.

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12 January 2016

Daughter sentenced in elder-abuse case

A woman was sentenced to two years in prison, plus five years’ post-prison supervision, for what the prosecution described as depleting her mother’s account “into oblivion,” leaving her unable to pay her debts.

Rene Sutton, Child’s older daughter, received $250,000 during the same period Osterud received $3 million. Sutton was also written out of a will when previous versions had the sisters equally splitting the inheritance.

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02 January 2016

Has been to prison before for a similar crime

A man accused of kidnapping and repeatedly beating a woman is now in custody, thanks to a high-tech camera.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Suspect arrested in Coalinga on charges of kidnapping and repeatedly beating a 71-year-old woman has been to prison before for a similar crime.

Deputies say the suspect attacked a 71-year old woman in his car before he left her tied-up inside her home.