A speech therapist was arrested in the city for allegedly beating up a patient, a minor boy, while treating him, police said today.
The boy of little more than 2 years was allegedly beaten up by the therapist following which he received injuries on his head and back at her clinic on Anwar Shah Road on Monday, a Kolkata Police official said.
Following the assault on the child, his parents had taken him to a hospital that released him after treating his wounds.
She was arrested under provisions of the Juvenile Justice Act a local court today remanded her to judicial custody till May 19, he added.
"Our child is under severe trauma. We do not want anybody to come across such a therapist who can be so inhuman to a child," the boy's mother said.
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