<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) here has directed two men to take care of their octogenarian mother in distress and bear her monthly expenses, failing which they would be sent to jail. Mukul Gupta, SDM of Govindpura area, gave the order last week, asking Rakesh Sahu (50) and his elder brother Narmada Sahu (55) to provide Rs 8000 and Rs 4,000 respectively on a monthly basis for their widowed 87-year-old mother Gyarasi Sahu’s food and other expenses. SDM is a competent authority under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents & Senior Citizens Act (MWPSCA), 2007, to adjudicate the grievances of elderly people with their children, and is empowered to send the guilty to three months jail under Section 24 of the Act, Gupta told(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

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Take care of your old mother or face jail: SDM to two brothers