Another Minor Subjected To Torture By Grandmom

Angul: A day after the incident of a woman kicking her grandson came to fore, video of another woman thrashing her three-year-old granddaughter has gone viral on social media.

As per reports, the woman from Gadadaras village of Bantala area in the district punished her granddaughter for having food at a neighbour’s place without permission. In the video, the woman can be seen beating up the girl child with a stick. Following the incident, the child reportedly sustained injuries.

Sources said the child was staying with her grandparents after her mother died a few days back.

After receiving a complaint filed by some locals, police rescued the child with the help of a social activist Dinesh Dehuri. Police have detained the grandmother, grandfather and father of the child for questioning in connection with the matter.

“After getting information about the incident, I had informed the Child Welfare Committee and police,” said Dehuri.

“We have requested the police to probe the matter. Also, we will take steps for the rehabilitation of the child,” said Debasish Patnaik, Chairman of Child Welfare Committee(CWC).

Later in the day, the accused woman was arrested and forwarded to the court.

Earlier, a woman was caught on camera brutally thrashing her own 7-year-old grandson in Gangadharpur village under Basta block of Balasore district. Later, the CWC officials had rescued the minor boy.