An alcoholic mother was beaten by a mob in India after she was caught off and eating her two-year-old daughter's scalp.
Toddler Bharati Mondal was rescued by her uncle Dablu after he heard her screams .He was horrified to find sister-in-law Pramila, 40, cutting the toddler's head and eating her flesh.He snatched away the terrified tot and rushed her to a local hospital where she was treated for her injuries at a critical care unit.
As the news of the grisly attack spread, angry locals gathered at her house before tying up Mondal with ropes and beating her. The mother-of-three, who has an alcohol problem, confessed to but was unable to her actions.
She was only saved when sister-in-law Mamta Mandal, 36, called the police who dispersed the angry mob.
Police inspector Kishna Das said Dablu Mondal, who lived next door to Pramila, was alerted by the child's screams on Wednesday.
'He there saw Pramila eating the flesh of Bharati's head. Soon villagers learnt about the incident and reached Pramila's house and started beating her in anger. 'We rescued the woman and sent her to hospital.'Bharati is being cared for by doctors at the Malda Medical College and Hospital while arrangements are made to transfer her to a better equipped hospital in Kolkata.
Culled from Dailymail