An Oslo court has convicted the Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh, facing child abuse charges and has sentenced the father to 18 months and the mother to 15 months in jail. The court convicted them of burning and hitting their seven-year-old son with belt.
The family of the couple will appeal against the conviction in a higher court. The charges against the Vallabhanenis are from 2007 to March 2012. The child was reported to have been tyhreatened and given burn marks and scars on his body.