Woman arrested for beating toddler with a cane in Jaffna
A woman has been arrested in Jaffna on charges of beating a toddler with a cane.
The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) said the incident had occurred at a house in the Ariyalai area in Jaffna.
Investigations were launched after video footage of the assault was shared on social media and brought to the attention of the NCPA.
The woman is reported to have been arrested today, with the child being taken into Police custody.
The Ariyalai Police are conducting further investigations into the incident