Accused Rizwana Begum was arrested the same day under IPC section 394 (voluntarily causing hurt while committing robbery), police said.
Mumbai: A woman was arrested for allegedly beating up a four-year-old girl brutally and robbing her inside the lift of a residential building in suburban Trombay in Mumbai, police said on Thursday.
The incident came to light on Wednesday after CCTV footage of the incident was aired by some websites.
Rizwana Begum, the accused, was arrested the same day under IPC section 394 (voluntarily causing hurt while committing robbery), a senior police official said.
In the 2-minute-long video, the woman is seen brutally thrashing the girl who is crying in pain.
HORIBLE #crime!— #PotholeWarriors4SafeMumbai🇮🇳🕳🛵👷♂️🚧💡🕯👍🌴 (@PotholeWarriors) November 15, 2018
Rizwana Begum the woman in the CCTV footage brutally assaulted a 4-yr-old girl in the lift. She later sat on the girl & prevented people to rescue her too. @MumbaiPolice has arrested her. Hope she’s dealt severely for this inhuman behaviour. @ChemburChapters pic.twitter.com/rpA6NsT31h
Rizwana Begum allegedly snatched away the girl's ear-rings, the official said.
Police recovered them from Begum after she was arrested. Further probe is on.