Shocking! Minor Boy Subjected To Torture By Grandmom; Video Goes Viral

Balasore: Blowing apart the popular belief that ‘family’ is the ideal place for child’s development in his early days, a woman was caught on camera brutally thrashing her own 7-year-old grandson in Odisha. After being informed, the CWC officials rescued the minor boy and also took his grandmother into custody.

The shocking incident has been reported from Gangadharpur village under Basta block of Balasore district.

In the video purportedly shot by a relative, the woman identified as Brundabati Chan can be seen kicking and torturing her own grandson. Though the incident happened yesterday, it came to the fore after the video went viral today.

As per reports, the minor boy was staying with his grandparents as both his father and mother are working as labourers in Mumbai for last two years.

Asked, the accused woman accepted thrashing her grandson but clarified that she was punishing the kid for not concentrating on his studies.

“My grandson threw the glass of milk in an active of mischief and I accept that I punished him but I also feel that it was wrong. I only beat him up for not concentrating on studies and not for his mischief,” said the woman.

Meanwhile, Bhagirathi Barik, Chairperson Balasore Child Welfare Committee (CMC) has condemned the incident and informed that action will be taken against the woman after probe.