2 children suspected of being abused by their alcoholic mother in Sham Shui Po

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20th June 2021 – (Hong Kong) A suspected child abuse case occurred in Sham Shui Po. The scene was a unit at No. 140 Yee Kuk Street. At about 9pm last night (19th), the police received a report from residents at the address, stating that a boy and a girl were suspected of being mistreated.

Police officers arrived at the scene and found a boy surnamed Hui (14 years old), a girl surnamed Chow (4 years old) and their mother surnamed Chow (37 years old).

After preliminary investigations, the woman was arrested and detained for investigation. The case was handed over to the Criminal Investigation Team of the Sham Shui Po Police District for follow-up. It is understood that the woman is an alcoholic and behaves abnormally after drinking. She has been mentally abusing her children constantly as a result. In the incident, the two chidlren had no superficial injuries and were consciously sent to Caritas Medical Centre for examination.

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