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Boy flees from torture by mom, her lover

GREATER NOIDA: A seven-year-old boy with injuries all over his body ran to a neighbour on Tuesday morning in Surajpur and pleaded that he be rescued from his mother and her lover, who were allegedly keeping him “captive” for the previous few years and torturing him.

The boy told his neighbour that he was once pressured to paintings in a fitness center owned through his mother’s lover and made to do peculiar jobs like mopping the ground and cleaning the apparatus. In case he made a mistake, the boy was once beaten black and blue, he told the neighbour, pointing to his injuries. Unable to withstand the torture anymore, the boy fled the fitness center in Surajpur and knocked at the door of his neighbour Asif around 8am on Tuesday. As he was once narrating his ordeal, he collapsed at the ground, Asif stated, adding he informed the police quickly after.

The boy’s mother Shabana (28), a resident of Surajpur, was once married to Khan Mohammad. The couple had a son, however Khan died around 3 years ago. As the boy grew older, he was once allegedly hired within the fitness center and forced to do peculiar jobs. The fitness center is owned through a Dadri resident named Azad, who's apparently in a relationship with Shabana.

“We were informed about the incident over telephone around eight.15am. The caller alleged that a seven-year-old boy was once being abused for some time. His situation was once pretty unhealthy and had damage marks all over the body. It is being alleged that the boy was once being made to paintings within the fitness center and tortured through his employer, Azad,” stated Muneesh Kumar Chauhan, the station house officer of Surajpur police station.

A case has been lodged in opposition to Shabnam and Azad beneath Section 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of the IPC and Section 14 (1) of the Child Labour (prohibition and law) Act. The mother has been detained, however her lover is untraceable. Asif, who lodged the grievance, stated the boy was once by no means allowed to go to college however was once pressured to paintings at a number of puts through his mother after his father died 3 years ago. “Azad beats up the boy for petty mistakes. On Tuesday, he came working to my door and narrated his ordeal. I immediately informed the police. We call for strict motion in opposition to the mum and her friend,” stated Asif. Chauhan stated the boy’s mother were detained while Azad is at the run. “A scientific review has showed the boy was once being abused. We have detained the mum for wondering while the other accused is absconding. We are hopeful of nabbing him quickly,” he added.

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