Woman detained for child abuse

SHAH ALAM: The police have arrested a woman for allegedly abusing a 10-year-old girl.

Kuala Langat district police chief Supt Ahmad Ridhwan Mohd Nor @Saleh said the woman, in her 60s, was arrested at 12.10am on Friday (Aug 12) after a report was lodged over a video that went viral, showing a woman pulling a girl by the hair in front of a house Tanjung Sepat, Kuala Langat.

The suspect is a local and the girl is her adopted child, he said in a statement today.

Ahmad Ridhwan said the girl was sent to Banting Hospital for treatment and the woman is to be investigated under Section 31(1)(a) of the Child Act 2001. - Bernama

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