Anganwadi assistant causes burn to kid, dismissed

Anganwadi assistant causes burn to kid, dismissed

The child that suffered burns in its leg at an anganwadi centre in Mysuru on Wednesday.

Deputy Director for Women and Child Welfare K Radha on Wednesday dismissed an anganwadi assistant for allegedly inflicting burns on a child.

Anganwadi assistant Neelamma allegedly caused burns on a three-year-old child for relieving inside the centre.

According to the child’s parents, Neelamma heated a knife on an LPG stove and placed it on the child’s leg for passing urine inside the centre.

The villagers staged a protest against the assistant and demanded her dismissal.

The officer, who visited the spot, dismissed Neelamma from service.

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