Baby Allegedly Branded With Hot Iron To Cure Fever In Gujarat, Dies

Doctors said that the boy, who was suffering from pneumonia, was branded by a village quack.

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Baby Allegedly Branded With Hot Iron To Cure Fever In Gujarat, Dies

The baby died of an infected burn injury, doctors said. (Representational)


Palanpur, Gujarat Singh: 

Four days after he was branded with hot iron by a quack to cure a fever, a one-year-old child died at a hospital in Ahmedabad today, doctors said.

Doctors said that the boy, who was suffering from pneumonia, was branded by a village quack.

"The boy had pneumonia. After being branded with hot iron, his condition became critical. An infected burn injury claimed his life," doctors said.

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