Toddler succumbs to burns after father opts for traditional treatment

The police have registered a case against Althaf and George under charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, along with provisions under the Children Act.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 07, 2024 | 2:00 PMUpdatedJul 07, 2024 | 2:00 PM

Student death (Representational image)

In Kerala’s Wayanad, three-year-old Muhammad Azan tragically passed away due to burn injuries after his father Althaf sought the services of a traditional medical practitioner named George. As the treatment failed, Azan was taken to the hospital where he succumbed. Police registered a case against Althaf and George under charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, along with provisions under the Children Act.

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