Surgeons Remove Needles From Purulia Girl Child’s Body


Kolkata: The Purulia girl child is reportedly suffering from ‘Battered Child Syndrome or Battered Baby Syndrome’ and battles for life in a city hospital. But on Tuesday she gets a new life. She wins the battle of life.

সফল অপারেশনে নির্যাতিতা শিশুর দেহ থেকে বের করা হল ৭টি সূচ

Surgeons at SSKM Hospital removed as many as seven stitching needles from the body of a girl child hailing from Purulia.

The needles were removed by a team of doctors who performed an over two-hour surgery on the child on Tuesday. The team included five surgeons and two anesthetists.

The made a six-inch vertical opening on the three-and-a-half year old girl right from below her chest and removed the needles one by one. Three needles were found in her liver, two in the intestines, one in the ovary, and one in her vagina.

Doctors said that the child some of the needles had developed corrosion but thankfully, has not caused any deep wounds or infection in the child. They said that the surgery went well and the child has kept under observation in the paediatric intensive care unit for the next 72-hours.

Earlier, Purulia’s three and half years old sexual victim has been brought to Kolkata SSKM hospital from Purulia sub division hospital on Saturday.

The health condition of the child is constantly getting worse, so a special team of doctors and nurses from Purulia sub-division hospital have shifted the child to SSKM hospital Kolkata , she was broght in an ambulance. State Health Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya said that state government will bear all expenses of the child’s treatment.

Meanwhile, police on Saturday has collected the picture of accused Sanatan Thakur. Which was first published by Kolkata24x7-web portal? The police assured that the accused will be arrested as soon as possible.

Last week, a three-and-a-half year old girl was admitted to Purulia sub-division hospital. She was rushed to the hospital  after her own mother after she complained of sudden illnes. The doctors at the hospital were shocked to see the child while treating her. Doctors were shocked to see some fresh scars and scratches in the child’s chest and some marks of bites, nail scratches. The child was bleeding from her ears and private parts. At a glance, the doctors understood that the child has been sexually abused.