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Feeding alcohol to toddler: Father, three others remanded

18 July 2018 02:40 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Four persons, including the 40-year-old father of a toddler, who fed an alcoholic beverage to the toddler, had been remanded till August 1 by the Galgamuwa Magistrate today.

The Meegalawa Police yesterday arrested the suspect after video went viral on social media.

The video shows the father keeping the 13-month toddler when drinking alcohol with his friends and feeding alcohol to the toddler.

The suspects, aged between 23 and 50 who were residents of Meegalawa, were remanded  on charges of child cruelty.(Nihal Jayaweera)

  Comments - 2

  • Mohammed Fuward Mohamed Wednesday, 18 July 2018 04:06 PM

    The father will say now its not a beer just a water, so the court have to release him without a bail, and if father has no worries keeping beer on his child's mouth why should we want to be worried on this....Srilankans are always ahead on creating controversial for unwanted scenarios ...

    Parent Wednesday, 18 July 2018 06:46 PM

    Absolutely disgusting!!! No respect for children. People like this should never become parents.... Period!

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