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Mother caught eating her 4-year-old daughter alive

By Mason White 10:15 AM June 29, 2015
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By: Mahesh Sarin
A woman was arrested on charges of assault after being caught eating her 4-year-old daughter alive, police in India said.

Kolkata police said that 42-year-old Pramila Mondal, was admitted to a mental health facility after being caught by her brother-in-law eating the skin of her own daughter.

The incident unfolded on Thursday, at the home of Mondal’s brother-in-law. The brother-in-law told police that he heard his niece screaming and went to check on her.

When he entered her room, he found Mondal eating the skin of his niece. The girl was taken to the Malda Medical College and Hospital, where she is currently recovering in the intensive care unit.

Neighbors quickly gathered at the scene and assaulted the mother for her evil act. Police said that drugs or alcohol may have played a role in the incident.

Police officers who arrived at the scene took the woman to a mental health hospital. Doctors said that Pramila was mentally unstable and needs treatment for a psychological disorder.