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Speech therapist held for heating minor patient

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A speech 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 following which he received injuries on his head and back at her clinic on Anwar Shah Road on Monday, a said.

"We have arrested the yesterday after going through the CCTV footages of her clinic," the said.

Following the assault on the child, his parents had taken him to a hospital that released him after treating his wounds.

The boy's parents then lodged an FIR against the woman at the station, the investigating said.

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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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 23:45 IST