1. A 23 year old was accused of robbery and murder of a senior citizen of lajpat Nagar, South Delhi at 11th of July. He entered the house as a domestic helper. He along with 4 other people robbed cash and jewellery worth Rs 1 cr. But all of them got arrested by the crime branch of Delhi Police.
2. Septuagenarian couple was found dead on July 2015 in their apartment at Ramrajatala, Howrah. Post Mortem report said that the couple was murdered by using a blunt instrument which hit their head and slit their throat of the old woman. Chitpur’s Police suspected the couples servant behind the murder. The prime motive behind the crime can be monetary gain as few empty jewellery boxes were recovered from the couples flat.
3. August 2017-An 82 year old retired engineer was found dead inside his New Alipore Residence. The criminal murdered the old man by strangling him with a sharp wire-like object, which suffocated him to death. He took the old man’s brief case containing valuable goods.
These are the few incidents which show that nowadays safety and security has become very important for the elderly people of our society especially when they are living alone. As the number of senior citizens is increasing, the need for care and attention towards them on a regular basis has become necessary. Pride of Bengal comprising of 10 services for the elders are assuring their complete care on a daily basis.