From kids who fought molester to what to do if your child complains of abuse: Top 5 stories from Mumbai

Mumbai city news: Here are the top stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Jun 07, 2017 16:41 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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After the founder and trustee of a prominent Andheri school, and a nursery teacher, were booked for allegedly raping a three-year-old student, experts came up with a list of guidelines for people whose children have complained of assault. Meanwhile, two brave Mumbai children fought off a man who undressed them and tried to molest them.

While Egyptian Eman Ahmed moved her lower limbs for the first time since she suffered a stroke two-and-a-half-years ago, a boy who lives on Mumbai’s streets fulfilled his dream of attending school a year ago, recently securing 83% in Class 8.

1. Eman Ahmed healing ‘3 times faster than planned’ can open bottle, play with ball

Egyptian Eman Ahmed can now open a water bottle, play with a ball and talk to her doctors. Sharing a video of the former “world’s heaviest woman”, doctors of Burjeel Hospital said she was continuing her “streak of miraculous recovery and healing three times faster than they planned”.

2. Boy who lives on street attends world’s only ‘signal school’ in Mumbai, scores 83% in Class 8

Mohan Kale, 18, a boy who lived on the street would often peep through the windows of a local school. Teachers reprimanded him, thinking he was looking at female students. However, he just wanted to study.

3. Maharashtra farmers’ strike: Prices of vegetables come down in Mumbai

On the seventh day of the farmers’ strike in Maharashtra, the prices of vegetables seem to have reduced, compared to prices over the past three days, which were steep owing to short supply.

4. Mumbai school rape: Experts tell you what the next step should be if your child complains of abuse

The 57-year-old founder and trustee of a prominent Andheri school, and a nursery teacher, were booked for allegedly raping a three-year-old student. While the principal refused to comment, he said the school was cooperating with the police. As the news makes headlines, Dr Sagar Mundada, psychiatrist, tells you what you can do if your child complains of abuse:

5. Here’s how 2 Mumbai children fought off man who undressed them, asked them to sit on his lap

Two minors fought off a man who started undressing them on the pretext of teaching them how to box and tackle molesters. Bhandup police arrested the 25-year-old accused from his residence. One of the minors is his 11-year-old niece.

First Published: Jun 07, 2017 16:40 IST