A video of a 17-year-old boy thrashing his mother with a broomstick has gone viral on social media. The video was recorded by the boy's sister.
In the video, the boy is seen hitting his mother for bad mouthing him and discussing him with their neighbours.
The teenager could be heard threatening his mother, saying "you will be beaten again if you don't stop doing this [bad mouthing and discussing him with their neighbours]".
The boy even warned his sister when she intervened.
According to the police, the mother was upset with her son's cigarette addiction. She had allegedly told her neighbors about his addiction.
The Bengaluru police took a suo moto notice and registered a case after the video went viral.
After the police intervention, the boy apologised to his mother and gave an undertaking that he will not repeat such bahaviour in the future.