Singapore 

2-year-old girl left “screaming and crying for help” after being pinned down by boy at IKEA Tampines, Singapore News

IKEA is investigating an incident where a two-year-old girl was pinned down by a three-year-old boy in the play area of its Tampines outlet last Thursday (Feb 7). Stomp contributor Chanel, who is the aunt of the two-year-old girl, said she was with her brother and her sister-in-law when they witnessed the incident at around 3.45pm. Chanel told Stomp: “Adults are not allowed to accompany children into the Småland play area so we watched from the window. “My niece had gone in for only five minutes when I saw a…

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Singapore 

Father admits hitting his crying baby, causing multiple skull fractures, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Just six months old and lying defenceless in his mother’s lap, a crying baby bore the brunt of his father’s frustration when the man struck the boy’s head so hard, it caused multiple skull fractures. This single act of violence in 2016 caused the child to suffer permanent disabilities for which he will require help with his daily functions for the rest of his life. The boy is now two years and eight months’ old, but his developmental age is around four months. He cannot sit, move, turn…

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