12-year-old girl files FIR against alcoholic father in Gujarat

Last Updated: Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 21:21

Kevadia (Gujarat): A 12-year-old tribal
girl from Dhamadra village has filed a police complaint
against her own father, and got him arrested in a
prohibition-related case.

Sobhna, studying in class seventh, rode 12 km on her
bicycle to reach Kevadia police station from her village all
alone yesterday, and got a complaint registered against her
father, saying he was disturbing him in her studies when the
examinations were approaching.
The girl said in her complaint that her father was a
liquor addict, and every day, after getting drunk, he fought
with other members of the family, which hampered her studies.
The police registered a case related to prohibition
against the father, Chandu Tadvi, and arrested him.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 21:21

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