Odisha: Four-year-old tortured with hot iron rod for not eating
(Sourced from PTI)
A four-year-old girl was allegedly tortured with a hot iron rod by her parents' friend in Berhampur city of Odisha as punishment for not eating. The child was admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur, police said. The incident took place two days ago, but it came to light yesterday when locals informed the police. The accused was arrested yesterday.
The victim's mother said she and her husband had left their daughter at their friend's house for the summer vacation so that she could play with his baby. "I was shocked with how he behaved with my child," said the girl's mother.