A 42-year-old woman was beaten to death for resisting a molestation in Mahasamund district, on Friday, the police officials informed. The accused Chintamani Patel also known as Chintu, aged 20 year, who apparently is a friend of the victim’s son, was arrested on Thursday.

This horrendous incident took place in a village which is under Basna police station area, on Wednesday night.

As per the Station House Officer (SHO), Basna, Lekhram Thakur, the Woman was rushed to a nearby hospital where she died on Thursday. Upon sharing more information, the SHO said, Both Chintu and the victim’s son were friends and belonged to the same village. On the night of Wednesday, Chintu visited his friend’s house inorder to pick him to watch his harvester, which was parked in a field nearby. The woman informed the accused about the unavailability of his son at home. The victim then accompanied the accused Chintu as he was going alone and it was late hours. When the Woman was returning from the field, Chintu tried to molest her and she fought back.

Thakur further added, The accused, Chintu hit the victim with a stone on the head. Some villagers ran to the spot hearing the alarm and found the victim on the ground. As and when people started to gather the woman narrated the scenario before she collapsed. Chintu fled from the spot.

Police informed that Victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where she died during treatment and based on her statement, Police arrested the accused Chintu on Thursday.

What is happening in our society? Why are we behaving and becoming animals every passing day? What is it that is converting everyone into a monster? The victim in this case was just like the accused mother. Will any women now look at any kid the same way after this??