Mumbai Crime: 35-year-old dies after four women beat her up for allowing stray dog inside

Updated: Feb 13, 2020, 13:03 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

The woman died after the attack. She kept a stray dog inside her home and the neighbours were tired of it barking

This picture has been used for representation purpose
This picture has been used for representation purpose

A 35-year-old woman in Dombivli died of a heart attack, a few hours after she was beaten up by four women for keeping a stray dog at home. The woman, identified as Nagamma Shetty, stayed with her daughter Sunita and worked as a domestic help, a Times Of India report read.

The mother-daughter duo stayed at a chawl in Manpada, Dombivli. On Tuesday, four women got into an argument with Nagamma, as she used to allow a stray inside her home. The women were annoyed by the dogs barking, police said.

In her statement to the police, Sunita said that four women attacked her mother and hit her on the chest. Following the incident, Nagamma approached the police to file a complaint. The police suggested her to go to the hospital, but she went home, she died of a heart attack later at night.

A case of accidental death has been registered. Senior Inspector D K Chour was quoted in the report saying that a separate offence for the attack would be filed, while Sunita has demanded to book the four women for murder.

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