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“Beaten with a hanger, broom, & burnt with lighter,” M’sian Couple Arrested After Video of Child Abuse Went Viral

today22 July 2022

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(source: The Vocket)

Recently, police arrested a couple for allegedly abusing a child, after their actions were caught on video and went viral on social media.

According to The Star, Kajang district police chief Zaid Hassan said the 4-year-old girl had been under the couple’s care since April as her mother was incapable of looking after her.

Investigations found that the child, who was said to be hyperactive, was force-fed until she vomited. Police also suspect that she was beaten with a hanger and a broom, and burnt with a lighter several times.

“After receiving a police report at midnight, Kajang police rescued the victim at 2.30am today and arrested one local man and a Singaporean woman at a house in Beranang, Selangor. They have been remanded for seven days until July 28,” Zaid said in a statement.

The girl was sent to Hospital Kajang to be treated for her injuries.

The case is being probed under Section 31(1)(a) of…

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Written by: Karissa Lund


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