A 10-year-old boy was burnt on his thigh with a red hot spatula allegedly by his mother and her live-in partner in Chirala town in Prakasam district on Sunday. The boy, Revanth Kumar, with burn injuries on his thigh was admitted to the Chirala Government Hospital by his grandmother, Chirala II Town police said. The boy was burnt on his thigh after he refused to go to work, the police said. The 28-year-old woman developed intimacy with an autorickshaw driver Anna Rao after she was deserted by her husband three years ago.

–Staff Reporter