Karnataka: Father forces daughter to drink whiskey; child rights activist files complaint
A video of an unidentified man forcing his daughter to drink liquor went viral on social media. The video caught the attention of a child rights activists who filed a complaint
Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSPCR) on Saturday (June 8) received a complaint by an activist after a video of a man forcing his daughter to consume whiskey went viral on social media.
In the video, the man is reportedly seen forcing his daughter (aged about 10 to 15 years) to drink whiskey. The man, speaking in Kannada, is instructing his daughter to dilute the whiskey by filing water to the brim.
The child’s mother is heard guiding her daughter to drink the alcohol slowly. She is later heard arguing with her husband, claiming that her daughter would make this a habit.
However, it is not clear when and where the video was shot.
Child rights activist G Narasimha Rao filed a complaint with the Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSPCR) and urged officials to take strict action against the child's parents.
According to a media report, Narasimha Rao said “Few people wrongly assume that children are their assets.” He further went on to state that “children are the country's assets, and it is the state's responsibility to provide them with the right environment”.