8th January, Balasore: A 12 year old girl who is reportedly mentally retarded and dumb has been severely beaten by her neighbour while she was out to collect woods.
The incident took place in a village called Sajanpur in Soro district of Balasore, Odisha. A 12 year old girl who happens to be mentally challenged and also dumb went to a nearby place to collect woods. Seeinng her collect wood a neighbor who happens to be a lady pounced on her like an animal and started beating her.
The parents of the girl alleged that Sahoo family had offered Rs 1,000 to suppress the matter. “I was thinking that my daughter committed a mistake as she is mentally retarded. Later, I came to know from the video that she was beaten up by them. They are now offering Rs 1,000 to hush up the matter,” said Rachana’s mother.
Strict actions are to be taken against the lady who did such an adversity to the 12 year old.