Norway child row: Kin appeal for justice
Posted on Sat , 1 Dec '12
The family members of the Indian couple arrested over the latest child abuse row in Norway, have appealed for justice in the case. Chandrashekhar Vallabhaneni and his wife Anupama were arrested by Norway's police on November 26 over reprimanding their seven-year-old son for wetting his pants. As per media reports, the couple has been charged with 'gross/repeated maltreatment' of their child by threats, violence/other wrong doing, under Section 219 of Norwegian law. Commenting on the issue, the couple's family members in Hyderabad have appealed to the Indian authorities to sort out the matter and help them out. Meanwhile, reacting on the issue politicians have stated that the country's external affairs ministry should be more actively involved with this issue.