Friday, July 3, 2015

Dad charged with assault in beating of 2-year-old daughter; toddler hospitalized (South Africa)


Jul 2 2015 1:51PM

Toddler hospitalised after being hit by father

Another case of child abuse hits the Western Cape. This comes after a two year old had to be hospitalised after being by her father.

It is alleged 21 year old father had assaulted his daughter with a belt several times for refusing to speak to him.

The toddler had to be hospitalised due to her injuries.

The man had been taken into custody on Sunday and charged with assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harms.

Police had also confirmed that burn marks had also been found on the child's back and shoulders.

The incident comes days after a Cape Town man appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court for allegedly beating his 2-year-old daughter for six hours. She died from her injuries.