Abused girl undergoing psychiatric treatment
ALOR STAR: The four-year-old girl who was physically abused by her mother’s boyfriend is undergoing psychiatric treatment to overcome the trauma, said Kedah health director Datuk Norhizan Ismail.
He said yesterday the girl had been placed under the care of a child psychiatrist and was responding positively to the rehabilitation process.
She was admitted to the Sultan Abdul Halim Hospital in Sungai Petani on Nov 24.
“She is able to open her eyes which were swollen when she was brought to the hospital.”
He also said an ENT specialist is planning a hearing test before she is discharged from the hospital.
The girl is recovering from her trauma and gets along well with the nurses.
The girl was admitted to the hospital after police on Nov 24 found her and the body of her two-year-old brother which was stuffed in an ice box at a unit of the Paya Nahu Flats in Sungai Petani. – Bernama