Agra The Rajkiya Baal Grah (Shishu) right here got here beneath the scanner after a video went viral, displaying officiating superintendent of the house mercilessly thrashing a minor woman inmate mendacity on the mattress with slippers.
Paying attention to the video, the district Justice of the Peace ordered the district probationary officer (DPO) to probe the matter and submit his report.
On the advice of the district Justice of the Peace, director, ladies welfare division in Lucknow suspended officiating superintendent Poonam Pal after the DPO visited the kid shelter and submitted his report.
After visiting the shelter dwelling with town Justice of the Peace on Tuesday, DPO Ajay Pal Singh admitted that such thrashing of a kid was ‘not acceptable’ .
The incident seen within the video going viral is alleged to have taken place on September 4. The woman stored on mendacity on the mattress whereas she was thrashed with her personal slippers by a livid trying Poonam Pal.
“I’ve given my model to district probationary officer (DPO) Ajay Pal Singh. I’ve nothing else to say,” mentioned Poonam Pal.
“I and town Justice of the Peace visited the Rajkiya Baal Grah (Shishu) on Tuesday and prima facie got here to know that the woman had been locking herself alongside with different youngsters in a field in order that they might stay hidden. The officiating superintending in cost Poonam Pal was indignant with a lady inmate older in age for such a dangerous recreation which could value somebody his life,” mentioned the DPO.
“The intention, prima facie, was to implement self-discipline however she misplaced her mood. Thrashing of an inmate with slippers is ‘unacceptable’ by any parameter,” he mentioned.
Nonetheless, the allegations levelled in a letter dated September 11, submitted to the workplace of the district Justice of the Peace of Agra by the employees, together with ‘aaya’ (care taker) and prepare dinner of Rajkiya Baal Shishu Grah make the matter critical as they’ve blamed officiating superintendent Poonam Pal for misbehaving with youngsters and employees.
“The officiating superintendent is within the behavior of abusing and assaulting the contract employees, who’s eliminated with none cause. Poonam Pal has a tainted previous and had been in jail for six months after a 12-year-old woman dedicated suicide within the Children Safety Residence in Prayagraj. She had remained suspended for her impolite behaviour and continues to take providers from employees and youngsters in opposition to the norms,”’ alleged the employees within the letter.
“Poonam Pal lives in Rajkiya Baal Grah (Shishu) and entertains her family members right here. Children inmates right here stay ailing for lengthy. They don’t seem to be cared for and this had led to the loss of life of a lady inmate on September 18, 2022,” complained the employees members via the letter handed over to DM Agra on Tuesday. They’ve demanded inspection of CCTV footage and an impartial excessive stage probe.