The boy was today admitted to the MGH Government Hospital for treatment, Chief Medical Officer Dr S P Agiwal said.
"The boy is suffering from pneumonia. His parents took him to a quack for treatment and he branded him with a hot iron rod around three days back," he said.
On the information received from the hospital, the police is interrogating the accused, Station House Officer, Karenda, Shiv Lal, said.
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