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Video shows mother severely beating 6-year-old

23 September 2016 04:43 pm - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A video showing a 38-year-old mother severely beating her 6-year-old daughter at Kopai in Jaffna had been uploaded to a social media website by one of their neighbors.

She is reported to have punished the child for refusing to take a bath.

The Kopai Police arrested the mother and produced her before Acting Jaffna Magistrate
K. Ariyanayagam today.

He directed the police to have the child examined by the Judicial Medical Officer and obtain a medical report on her health condition.  

The child is being kept under police protection. (Romesh Madushanka)


  Comments - 13

  • Aba Jayasekera Saturday, 24 September 2016 02:06 PM

    No one has accused them of any torture like this woman of Kopai

    omar Friday, 23 September 2016 04:48 PM

    fantastic the power of social media. via DM Android App

    Unchikun Saturday, 24 September 2016 09:17 AM

    Spare the cane and spoil the child

    Anjali Friday, 23 September 2016 04:59 PM

    Thank god for small mercies!

    jolly bird Friday, 23 September 2016 05:07 PM

    Mothers love in a different way......... ........... via DM Android App

    Jeremy Babapulle Friday, 23 September 2016 05:14 PM

    This women should be arrested and given the same treatment. Child abuse at its best.

    Raj Friday, 23 September 2016 05:25 PM

    The main issue is the education and awareness.

    brainmaster Friday, 23 September 2016 05:43 PM

    Why didn't the neighbor not intervene and correct the mother ?

    Citizen Friday, 23 September 2016 05:56 PM

    She should be punished. via DM Android App

    OMG Friday, 23 September 2016 06:29 PM

    This county has a long way to develop towards human rights. But people who murdered still walk freely. When they will be punished.

    Angela Sunday, 25 September 2016 02:32 PM

    I want to help and educate this child. Could you email contact information? Mother needs education as well.

    Citizen Friday, 23 September 2016 07:05 PM

    What about the sons of Kehiliya Rambukkwella Mervyn Silva mainly of the President and Rajapaksa via DM Android App

    Chami Monday, 26 September 2016 08:56 AM

    Maybe she is a former LTTE Terrorist

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