Woman caught on camera thrashing 1-year-old son

Woman caught on camera thrashing 1-year-old son

Woman caught on camera thrashing 1-year-old son

 A woman was caught on camera mercilessly thrashing her one-year-old son in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly town, about 250 km from here.

The video clip, which went viral on social networking sites, showed a middle-aged woman beating the child repeatedly. She is seen holding the child by his neck and then hitting him on the back repeatedly, besides pushing him around.The woman’s husband has lodged a report with the police in this regard.

The husband, Deepak Chaturvedi, said that he often found injury marks on the body of his son, Vedant.

“I often found marks and bruises as if he had been beaten...I suspected that my wife was beating my child and therefore, I got CCTV cameras installed in the house,” he said.

Deepak said that he was shocked when he saw the footage and could not believe that the little boy was mercilessly beaten by his own mother. He said he has handed over the footage to the police. The woman, however, refuted the charges and said that Deepak had been harassing her for dowry since they got married a couple of years ago.

“Deepak would often beat me and ask me to tell my parents to give him money,” she claimed.

She also said that her husband had been giving her sleep-inducing drugs for the past few months.

“Deepak wants the child and so he is trying to implicate me in a false case,” she claimed. The woman’s parents have also registered a dowry harassment case against Deepak.

Police officials said that they have the CCTV footage and are investigating the matter.

“We will examine the authenticity of the CCTV footage before taking any action in this regard,” said a senior district police official in Bareilly.

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