Woman singes private parts of adopted daughter for bedwetting

 
Woman singes private parts of adopted daughter for bedwetting

Indore: A nine-year-old girl never knew that she would have to face such an inhuman treatment from her mother as singeing her private parts and that for bedwetting. The incident took place in MIG police station area of Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district on Monday, sources said. The 40-year-old woman who meted out such cruel treatment to the girl is her relative and adopted her. According to the MIG police station Ajay Verma, a case has been registered against the woman under various sections of the Indian Penal Code.

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The woman also uprooted the girl’s hair and inflicted injuries on her body. President of the Child Welfare Committee Pallavi Porwal said that the injury marks on the body of the girl indicated that the woman who adopted her had crossed all limits of cruelty. She said that the police should have booked the woman under provisions of the Protection of Child and Sexual Offences Act. The officer inquiring into the case said that the girl was undergoing treatment and her statement was being recorded. Once the process is over, the relevant sections will be included in the FIR, he said. Meanwhile, many social workers and child rights activists in Indore raised the issue and wanted immediate arrest of the woman.