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HindustanTimes Thu,17 Apr 2014

Uncle exposes MNREGA irregularities, niece assaulted by goons

Agencies  New Delhi, August 28, 2012
First Published: 19:09 IST(28/8/2012) | Last Updated: 21:06 IST(28/8/2012)

In a shocking case of violence against children, goons in Nokha in Bikaner district assaulted a four-year-old niece of a whistleblower to discourage him in his campaign against corruption.

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The child was made to pay the price for her uncle's attempt to expose irregularities in MNREGA.

The goons hurled the four-year old against a wall because of which her nervous system was irreparably damaged and the child cannot walk, speak or recognise her parents now.

More details are awaited.

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