Friday, May 25, 2012

Mexico: Mother has been arrested on suspicion of gouging out the eyes of her five-year-old son during a ceremony

Seven people have been arrested, including the boy's parents, after his eyeballs were pulled out during the ritual.

The incident happened in Nezahualcoyotl, a working-class neighbourhood of Mexico City.

"There was some kind of ceremony inside a house," said Laura Uribe, a spokeswoman for state prosecutors.

The mother is believed to have removed the boy's eyes with her bare hands because he refused to close them during the ceremony.... Read More