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Tuesday, 22 June 2021 12.37 AM IST

Girl burnt on legs with hot spatula by father for going to neighbour’s house, police begins probe

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KOLLAM: In a shocking incident, a third standard girl was burnt, allegedly by her father with a hot spatula, for going to their neighbour’s house in Anchalummood. The incident happened five days back at a colony in Panayam panchayat. The burns turned sore as no medicine was applied. The incident came to light when the authorities reached the girl’s house based on the information received by the Child Protection Unit.

Her father instructed her that if anyone asked her what happened to her leg, she should say that she sustained burns from the cooking pan. With the help of Anganwadi workers, the child was taken to Thrikkadavoor Community Health Centre for treatment.

Police have started a detailed investigation into the incident. Police said the girl’s father is an alcoholic. Meantime, the girl’s mother have denied the information received from the childline. It was in this context the police decided to conduct a detailed investigation led by a woman sub inspector.

As part of the investigation, the woman sub inspector and her team will visit the child today and take a detailed statement. The child line authorities told the police that her father was furious after she went to her neighbour’s house. In a fit of rage, he burnt her legs. The child line authorities will submit a report to the child welfare panel today. After considering this report, the police will register a case and investigate the incident.

The police said further steps will be taken today. When the inmates of the house opposed the act, he thrashed them and threatened not to take the child to the hospital. All this will be investigated. The police said the girl’s father will be questioned in detail.

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TAGS: CRIME, GIRL, BURNT, LEGS, HOT SPATULA, FATHER, GOING TO NEIGHBOURS HOUSE, POLICE, BEGINS, PROBE
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