Hyderabad: A local court on Tuesday sentenced to one-year rigorous imprisonment to a mother for beating her 18-month-old daughter. The convict Jaya's parents has also been sent to prison for three months.

The XIX Metropolitan Magistrate Court at Malkajgiri examined evidence and witnesses and delivered the verdict.

It may be recalled that the case dates back to 2016 when Jaya along with her parents assaulted and bashed her daughter near Radhika X-road in Kashiguda reportedly in an inebriated state. She hit her daughter Krishnaveni and thrashed her onto the ground causing severe injury on her head. The girl was immediately rushed to the nearby hospital for treatment in Ameerpet.

Child protection officer lodged a complaint at Kushiguda police station against Jaya and her parents and police started looking into the case.

Later, police probe found out that they regularly tortured the kid.

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