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Greater Jakarta: Mother reports neighbor for pinching child

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, January 11 2019   /  01:35 am

A mother named Siti Rohayati, 34, reported one of her neighbors to the police for allegedly pinching her 5-year-old child.

The incident started on Monday when Siti’s child was playing with his two friends of the same age in front of the suspect’s house on Jl. Sensus IVD, neighborhood unit (RT) 008, community unit (RW) 014, Bidaracina, Jatinegara, East Jakarta, at around 4 p.m.

The three children saw some pink flowers in front of the suspect’s house. The three children then picked the flowers.

“When they picked the flowers, the homeowner saw them. Our children tried to return the flowers but instead got pinched a few times on their faces and ears,” Siti said on Wednesday, kompas.com reported.

“They cried hysterically and ran home,” she added.

Siti said the suspect, identified only as L, 60, chased the children and kept pinching them until t...