Bidar (Karnataka), Dec.3:
Two middle-aged women were beaten to death by an alleged mentally disabled man while they were on their morning walk at Labour Colony in Bidar on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Lalithamma (45) and her sister-in-law Durgamma (50).
The incident took place near Hanuman temple in Labour Colony. The unidentified mentally disabled person was throwing stones and footwear on the temple premises.
After the two women raised objection to his activities on the temple premises, he picked up a firewood lying nearby and beat both the women to death. He also tried to attack Lalithamma’s son and another person who came to their rescue.
The assailant fled the scene when they started screaming for help. However, the police have arrested the assailant.