Cuttack: An eight-year-old child was rescued by Childline members and admitted to a hospital after being tortured by his mother in Cuttack’s CDA area on Friday.
According to sources, the woman allegedly branded her child with a hot iron rod due to his mischievous behaviour.
Witnesses said they reacted when they heard the cries of the victim.
Immediately, they rushed the child to a nearby hospital and informed the district childline members and police regarding the same.
Meanwhile, police reached the hospital and started interrogating the woman.