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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Child, 7, made to swallow soap by relative

TINAMBAC, CAMARINES SUR—The Women and Children Protection Desk of the Tinambac Municipal Police Station here rushed to the aid of a 7-year-old child who claimed to have been made to swallow a bar of soap by a relative.

Child, 7, made to swallow soap by relative
Photo: Tinambac Municipal Police Station
According to the report by PO1 Maribel Ramos, the suspect also dragged the child by the hair into a creek, and later plunged the victim’s body into the water.

The police said that the suspect is now facing charges for the maltreatment of the minor, as well as physical injuries, per Republic Act 7610, or the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM

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