Kolkata: An elderly woman was allegedly beaten up by her son and daughter-in-law on Wednesday night. When one of her relatives came to the rescue, he was also thrashed. On Thursday morning, police arrested both the accused. According to locals, Reba Mondal, a resident of Sindrani Haringarh at Bagda lost her husband Atul Mondal about two years ago. Since then Reba’s son Ashok and daughter-in-law Rita used to torture her for property. As the days passed, the intensity of torture went higher. To escape from the endless torture, Reba went to her daughters Suparna Silinda and Aparna Biswas to seek shelter. Around four months ago, Reba fell sick. When her daughters informed Ashok, he took Reba and left her at a hospital. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThe daughters found out that Ashok had left her at a hospital and did not turn up again. After Reba got discharged, she went to her daughter’s place to stay. However, on Wednesday, she wished to return to her own house. Ashok and Rita became furious on seeing her and beat up Reba in front of their neighbours. When Reba’s brother-in-law Bibhas Mondal tried to save her, he also beaten up by the duo. Reba was seriously injured. Locals somehow managed to recover Reba and Bibhas from the clutches of Ashok and Rita. Later, both of them were admitted to Bagda Rural Hospital. On Thursday, police were informed by some locals about the incident and went to meet Reba at the hospital. As per her statement, police immediately initiated a case against Ashok and Rita and soon both of them were arrested on charges of beating Reba and Bibhas.