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Kerala: 20 girls walk out of orphanage in Ernakulam claiming harassment by sisters

By Madhuri

About 20 girls in the age group of 7 to 15 complained of harassment by sisters and walked out of an orphanage at Ernakulam, Kerala on Friday night.

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The girls told the Police that they were beaten up by the sisters and there were days when they were not given food.

According to CNN-News18, the girls belonged to the Christ King Orphanage.

A complaint has been filed at the local police station under Section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act. Section 75 deals with punishment for cruelty to a child and states that those who abuse or assault a child will be punished upto three years in prison or/and fined upto Rs one lakh.

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