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Parents arrested for abusing 2-month-old daughter

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Osaka Prefectural Police have arrested a 23-year-old unemployed man from Habikino and a 21-year-old woman, who works part-time at a restaurant in Fujidera, on suspicion of abusing their two-month-old daughter.

According to police, the two abused the baby girl between early January and earlier this week, Sankei Shimbun reported. The infant suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage and a fractured rib.

Police said the baby is in a stable condition in hospital but doctors said there is a possibility that she will suffer after-effects.

The abuse came to light after the baby’s parents brought her to the hospital on Wednesday. The hospital notified a child welfare center about a case of possible child abuse and the center contacted police. The parents were arrested on Thursday.

Police said they have denied abusing the child, but refused to say how she got her injuries.

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I feel so bad for the baby. These people have no rights to bring a baby into this world. They need lock these two for life because they are just parasites

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"The infant suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage and a fractured rib". what on earth are these two thinking of? what are they doing with a child?? I hope the baby recovers and these two clowns need to go to parenting classes.

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these two clowns need to go to parenting classes.

They dont need any parenting classes. Both of these animals need jail time, and prevention from any future access to the poor baby. They should be sterilized.

I just hope she makes a full recovery with no long-term effect of this horrific abuse.

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Welcome to the world.

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This article proves nothing about abuse and the parents deny it.

From the very little and basic info here, can we give the parents the credit of being innocent before being guilty?

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A more accurate headline might have read, "Parents arrested on suspicion of causing injury to their two-month old child."

At the very least, it would have kept some people's blood pressure in check.

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The fact that they refuse to say how she injured herself raises a red flag. A 2 month old isn’t crawling around and falling over. They could have at least diverted suspicion by claiming that they accidentally dropped her.

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Some people just need a proper dose of karma sometimes! How could you do that to a 2 month old baby?

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