Chhattisgarh: Congress leader's mother killed by unknown assailants
Bhopal: Brutal attack on the parents of a senior Congress leader of Chhattisgarh by unidentified assailants, leading to death of his mother and grievous injuries to his father, in a village close to state capital of Raipur on Saturday rocked the state.
Godavari Bai, 65, mother of former MLA Shiv Daharia, was found murdered and her husband, Asharam (76), critically wounded in their house in Chhachanpirai village under Sejbahar police station in Raipur district, police said.
“Preliminary investigation indicates that the assailants attacked the elderly couple, who were staying alone in their house, with an axe in early hours of Saturday morning,” Raipur range inspector general of police G.P.Singh told the media. Sources told this newspaper the elderly was dragged of her house for a few meters and killed in an open ground by the miscreants.