In a shocking case, a Bengaluru-based businessman gouged out his 65-year old father's eyes after the two were involved in a property dispute.
The victim, identified as Parameshwar, is currently undergoing treatment a private hospital in the city. The accused, Abishek Chethan, who is the eldest son, had been pressurising his father to transfer the property in JP Nagar in his name.
Parameshwar had distributed all his wealth to Chethan and his other two children. However, the JP Nagar property remained in Parameshwar and his wife's name. According to reports, Chethan had been demanding the property after the demise of his mother last month. On Tuesday, an enraged Chethan entered his father's house and plucked off his eyeballs with his bare hands.
Hearing Parameshwar scream, the neighbours rushed to the house to witness the horrific scene. They caught hold of Chethan, who was trying to flee the scene, and handed him over to the police. An FIR has been registered in the case, and police investigation is underway.