HEADLINE TODAY IMPACT:Monster aunt held for branding 5 year old niece for answering nature's call in her underwear!!
MUMBAI : A 5 year old girl was reportedly branded with a hot knife by her relative, just because she did faecas in her undergarments in Nalla Sopara.After the HEADLINE TODAY reported news police had registered offences against woman .
Ragini Sanjay Singh (36,pictured) resides in B 203 Sriprastha Complex, Nalla Sopara (W) with her family and had brought her niece, aged 5 from their UP native place a few months ago, with a promise that she will educate the child. Instead she was made to do menial jobs in the house said Nilesh Bhatt, president, Gaoraksha Seva Samiti, Nalla Sopara, I got to know that the girl was branded with a hot knife by Ragini on Monday and I alerted the Nalla Sopara police.
The girl and her brother (aged 7 years) were brought from their native place in UP where their mother stayed with a promise to educate them, by Ragini, but the woman would make them do menial household chores instead of admitting them in a nursery school, said Bhatt. The kids were staying with the woman relative since the past six months,he said. The kids were the children of Ragini's brother, Ajay SIngh,said police.
The Nalla Sopara police sent the girl for medical examination, which mentioned burn injuries on her buttocks and back area, said Bhatt. The Nalla Sopara police arrested Ragini on Wednesday and registered a case under Section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by weapon) of the IPC and also Section 23 of Juvenile Justice Act,2000 and is produced before the Vasai court soon.