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Girl, 12, reports violent parents to mayor

Three children taken into care

04 December, 14:21
Girl, 12, reports violent parents to mayor (ANSA) - Cosenza, 4 December - A 12-year-old Calabrian girl reported her parents to the mayor of a small town for beating her and two younger brothers, local media said Wednesday.

The girl told the mayor of the unnamed town near Cosenza her Romanian mother and Italian father beat them with brooms and belts, La Gazzetta dello Sud said. She also said her mother forced her to "be there when she met other men," the paper said.

The three children have been taken into care.

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