Driver came out and kicked 6-year-old innocent for taking help of car

Child assaulted for taking help of car: The driver came out and kicked 6-year-old innocent

Nov 4, 2022 - 21:19
Driver came out and kicked 6-year-old innocent for taking help of car

In Kannur, Kerala, a 6-year-old boy was kicked by the driver who was standing by the car. The child has a back injury. The police registered a case and arrested the accused driver on Friday morning. CCTV footage of this incident has also surfaced.
It shows a white car parked on the side of the road. A child comes and stands by his support when the driver gets out of the car angrily and says something to the boy. Then immediately he kicks her. The child first takes care of himself, then leaves from there. Some locals gather around the car and question the driver, but he runs away.
The incident occurred in the Thalassery area around 8.30 pm on Thursday night. An eyewitness informed the police soon after the incident. Following the complaint, the accused was called to the police station but was released. The video of the entire incident went viral and people started getting furious for not taking action on the matter. After this, the police caught the accused. The accused has been identified as Shihshad, a resident of Ponnayampalam.
Police said that the accused had been charged with section 308 (attempt to murder), a non-bailable offence. The police took the boy's statement on Friday. The six-year-old is the son of a Rajasthani migrant labourer. He has a back injury. At present, he is undergoing treatment.
Expressing grief over the incident, state education minister V Shivankutty said that humanity is not something that you can buy from shops. He said such incidents should not be repeated. At the same time, Speaker of the Assembly and Thalassery MLA AN Shamseer said that strict action will be taken against the accused.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer