Thursday, March 4, 2021

8 Year Old Girl Beat by Aunt with Broomstick; Locals Advocate for Child Whose Parents Abandoned Her

The mother abandoned her kids to find a new husband.

On February 19th, 2021, a report hit the Thai news that villagers in Chaiyaphum province were advocating for a young 8 year old girl who was being abused by her grandparents.

One of the locals made a Facebook post that said:

“Tears will flow. Pit me. This girl’s aunt uses a broomstick handle until her whole body is bruised and injured. She loves her aunt so much, she lives with her grandmother. The mother fled to have a new husband.”

Officers went to investigate and found four people at teh scene of the crime: the 8 year old girl, her sister, and two grandparents. The girl showed the officers the bruises she endured from the beatings and was frightened to talk about what happened to her. There were bruises on her right arm and above the eyes.

The aunt is 23 years old according to the report. The child has been taken to the Thepsathit police station for further investigation and the hospital for treatment of her injured. An investigation into criminal charges is ongoing.

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My take: Day after day, week after week there are cases where 6, 7, 8, 9 year old children are beat because they are an “annoyance” or for no reason at all — other than their caregivers being absolute horrible people.

What will this young girl’s fate be? Where can she go? The mother abandoned her and the grandparents must have known what was happening — and yet it was other locals in the village that had to report it to police.

Let’s hope for the best, but I’m not a hopeful person.

Source: https://www.dailynews.co.th/crime/826305

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