The worst nightmare of working parents entrusting the care of their children to nannies became a reality for a city couple recently. As soon as they would kiss their little one goodbye, the nanny would feed him and get him ready - for a day of begging on the streets of Bangalore. Instead of milk, the baby was fed sedatives; instead of the clothes carefully put out by his parents, she would dress him up in rags.
The modus operandi was simple - she would hand the seven-month-old baby to beggars for Rs 100 a day and lie back at her employers' home, watch soaps and feed herself to her heart's content. And this was not an `ayah' picked up by hearsay reference, she came duly recruited by an employment agency, considered a safe option.
The horrifying story was revealed when the child's mother - who works for an MNC - returned home early one day. She found the nanny sitting in front of the TV but the baby was missing. Taken aback, she confronted the nanny who then confessed that she had been sending the baby for begging for the past three weeks. More...
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