A Jackson couple has been charged with aggravated domestic assault and child abuse after their children told police the father beat his 15-year-old daughter for playing with some boys in the parking lot of their north Jackson apartment complex, according to an affidavit.
Police first began investigating the incident when Ramazan Ali reported his two children — a 13-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy — missing on Wednesday afternoon. Ali told police the children ran away from home around 8 p.m. Tuesday evening after they were scolded, according to a news release from the Jackson Police Department.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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