Hyderabad: A first Information Report (FIR) has been lodged against parents of 13-year-old girl Aradhana who died after observing a fast for 68 days as per Jain rituals.
The FIR against the girl’s parents was lodged at the Monda Police Station after a complaint by Balala Hukkula Sangham president Achuta Rao, who alleged that she was forced to undergo a fast by her parents to bring good luck to the family.
The class 8 student’s had died of cardiac arrest after observing a 68-day-fast. Her death has sent shock waves across the country, with child rights activists demanding an action against those responsible for her unfortunate demise.
First Published | 9 October 2016 8:12 PM
Web Title: FIR lodged against parents of 13-year-old Jain girl who died after observing 68-day fast
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