The Pallewela Police has arrested a woman after a video circulated on social media yesterday which showed her assaulting her 5-year-old child in an inhumane manner.
Police said the woman who is a resident of Imbulanwela area in Mirigama had brutally assaulted her five year old child forcing him to apologize to her mother as the child had reportedly kicked his grandmother.
It was reported that the sister of the child had released the video to the media with the help of a local resident.
Pallewela Police have arrested the child's mother in connection with the incident.
Police said the child will be referred for a medical examination and the suspect's mother will be produced in the Attanagalla Magistrates' Court today.(DSB)