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Mauritius: An eight-month-old girl beaten and burned with cigarettes the parents arrested




Mauritius: An eight-month-old girl beaten and burned with cigarettes the parents arrested
A little girl aged eight months was led by his parents last Sunday at Flacq Hospital in East of Mauritius, for having an asthma attack.
 
The doctors find several fractures on the body of the child, and also bruising to the head and burn marks, probably made ​​with cigarettes.
The medical profession warns immediately the police, yesterday Monday to arrest the parents.
 
The 30 year old father, however, was released, after paying bail. His wife of 21 years was placed under police surveillance in the health facility where the girl is still hospitalized.
 
According to preliminary investigation, the father denies all charges of serious abuse against him and put all the blame on the mother of the child, as related by the lexpress.mu site.
 
Questioned by police, the young mother of four children and is pregnant again, told investigators "did not take care of the baby, as it should".



Fabrice François


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