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1-yr-old boy branded with iron rod in Rajasthan to cure pneumonia, hospitalised

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A one-year-old boy was branded with a hot iron rod allegedly by a quack to cure him of in Rajasthan's district, police said today.

The boy was today admitted to the district hospital for treatment, MGH Government Hospital's (CMO) Dr S P Agiwal said.

"The boy is suffering from His parents took him to a quack for treatment and he branded him with a hot iron rod around three days back," he said,

The boy's condition is improving, the CMO said.

On the information received from the hospital, the police is interrogating the accused quack Mohan Singh, Station House Officer, Karenda, Shiv Lal, said.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 20:55 IST