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20 minor girls on Friday night walked out of the Ernakulam orphanage in Kerala for being allegedly harassed by the nuns, media source said.
As per media reports, the girls who have complained were between 7 to 15 years of age group, were beaten up were beaten up by the sisters and not given food on several occasions.
A complained has been registered at the local police station under Section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act. Section 75 deals with punishment for cruelty to a child and states that those who abuse or assault a child will be punished upto three years in prison or/and fined upto Rs one lakh.
(With Agency Inputs)