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Man bursts cracker in child' mouth, police probe allegation

Press Trust of India  |  Meerut 

: The district police are investigating a charge that a man lit a after putting it in the mouth of a three-old-girl, seriously injuring her.

The police have registered a case of attempt to murder against a local youth who is absconding since Tuesday.

According to a complaint lodged at station, placed the in Ayushi's mouth, telling her it was a piece of chocolate.

But a preliminary inquiry indicated that the girl picked up a half-lit cracker and tried to blow on it when it burst, Sardhana SHO told PTI-Bhasha on Friday.

was bursting crackers near the girl's home when the incident took place, the probe indicated.

However, according to the complaint by the girl's father, had entered their home.

The child is admitted at a local hospital.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 21:05 IST