Kozhikode: A 75-year-old woman who was under treatment in the 12th ward of the Government Medical College here died after being attacked by her son.
The deceased was identified as Devaki, wife of late Unni. In connection with the case, the medical college police arrested Suresh (48), son of Devaki. Suresh was the bystander for Devaki.
On Monday afternoon, Suresh got into an argument with Devaki. At one point, an infuriated Suresh smashed Devaki's head against the hospital wall. Devaki sustained serious injuries to her head and died around 3.30 pm the same day.
Suresh was sitting on the window of the hospital ward when police arrived at the spot. A construction labourer, Suresh was reportedly in an inebriated condition when the incident took place, police said. Suresh was the bystander for Devaki since she was admitted to the hospital on September 6.