A father and his two sons were booked for harassing and attacking a mother and daughter near here on Saturday.
According to police, R Kodiyarsan of Pudustreet in Melathiruppanthuruthi, was accused of teasing an 18-year-old girl studying Plus-2 in a local school, while she was on the way to school. The girl had complained about this to her parents.
As the parents questioned the behaviour of Kodiyarasan, an enraged Kodiyarasan along with his brother Balu and father Rangaraj, allegedly attacked the girl and her mother Nallammal (40) with an ‘aruval’ (hatchet) on Saturday. Grievously injured, Nallammal was admitted to the Thanjavur Medical College Hospital. Her daughter was admitted to the Tiruvaiyaru Government Hospital.
Naducauvery police registered a case under Section 4 of the Women Harassment Act against Kodiyarasan, Balu and Rangaraj on Sunday, and are investigating the case.