28 Dec '11, 8am

Mum, daughters jailed for pouring hot oil on boy

In one of the most horrific cases of child abuse seen by the courts, a boy was beaten repeatedly, burned with heated objects and had his fingers cut for allegedly stealing food from a family he lived with in an Ang Mo Kio flat. -- PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER By Khushwant Singh In one of the most horrific cases of child abuse seen by the courts, a boy was beaten repeatedly, burned with heated objects and had his fingers cut for allegedly stealing food from a family he lived with in an Ang Mo Kio flat. District Judge Liew Thiam Leng noted that the victim suffered torture and suffering from 2009 to June 2011 and said that the injuries were very serious with the child, now 10 years old, suffering permanent disfigurement and multiple first degree burns. The 45-year-old woman and her two daughters had pleaded guilty on Wednesday to causing grievous hurt to the boy. She was jailed for f...

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