Kollam: The Human Rights Commission has ordered an inquiry into a complaint that a sick mother was tied up and beaten by her daughter in Pathanapuram.
Commission member VK Beenakumari issued the order to the Kollam Rural District Police Chief. The report should be submitted within 15 days.
A member of the Nadukunnam ward of Pathanapuram panchayath, who was questioned about the harassment, also complained that he was attacked.
Leena’s mother was beaten by Leena at her house in Palappally on Sunday afternoon. It is said that the harassment was for snatching the house. She was tied to an iron pole in the backyard and beaten. The injured panchayat member is in hospital. The action was taken in a case registered suo moto by the commission based on news.