A man was arrested from Chalissery on Tuesday on charges of scalding his 12-year-old son. Kolliprambil Suresh was booked under the Juvenile Justice Act for allegedly scalding his son after the boy reportedly took Rs. 200 from his uncle's purse. The boy is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kunnamkulam for burns on his arm, thigh and stomach. The police said that Suresh was suffering from alcoholism. He was produced before a court and remanded to judicial custody. — Special Correspondent

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