Step-mother burns 10-year-old son's private part, registered case under POCSO Act

Jun 10 2021 06:28 PM
Step-mother burns 10-year-old son's private part, registered case under POCSO Act

Nashik: A case of embarrassing mother's affection has come to light from Nashik in Maharashtra. In Nashik, a stepmother burnt the private part of her ten-year-old stepson. Let us tell you that, this child is disabled and the child's only fault was that he dropped his younger half brother from the bed while playing. The case is from a village under Dindori taluka of Nashik. However, the accused woman has been arrested by the police on the basis of her husband's complaint. In fact, the woman's step-daughter, a ten-year-old child, and her one-and-a-half-year-old half-brother were playing in bed. In the game, the half brother pushed the younger brother off the bed and fell down.

After the incident, the stepmother was so angry that she thrashed the stepson and even burnt his private part. The woman's husband then returned home and came to know about the incident. On receiving the information, the husband admitted his son to a hospital where he is still undergoing treatment. Additional civil surgeon Kishore said 20 percent of the victim's private part has been burnt but the condition of the child is still stable.

State that a case under Sections 326 and 324 of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the accused woman. A case has also been registered against the woman under the POCSO Act. The accused woman was the aunt of the first step-child, but the father of the child divorced the child's mother and married the child's aunt. After which the mother of the child became the step-mother of the child.

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