Chennai: A disturbing video showing a five-year-old boy being forced to smoke ‘beedi’ gone viral and being shared on social media.
The 34-second video footage shows a Tamil man forcing the child to smoke beedi. The Kid sitting on his lap, initially refuses to smoke was coerced by the man on taking another puff.
The child suffocates with the smoke of tobacco product.
The video also has another person telling and warning that this is an offence and that with the video clip, the police will be able to book and imprisoned for six years jail term.
Tamilnadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) is working at identifying the adult and the child.
Watch the video: