VIDEO: Toddler forced to smoke cigarette, drink beer by teenage parents
Footage has emerged on social media of what appears to be a toddler being forced to smoke cigarette and drink beer by her teenage parents.
The young girl, aged around three-years-old, can be seen swaying as cigarettes and a beer bottle are held up to her mouth, while her parents break down in a hysterical fit of laughter in the background.
The toddler in the video – at one point – appears to almost fall over before her mother catches her, prompting more laughter.
The parents are said to have claimed they were coaxing the child for a joke and said they had not really given her alcohol or cigarettes.
Staff from the Police Investigation Brigade, the Secretariat of the Ministry of Childhood and authorities of the Juvenile Prosecutor’s Office intervened and took the child away from the parents, according to an international media web portal.
Reports suggest the parents have also been accused of giving the girl cannabis to smoke.
The toddler is now said to be in the care of her grandmother.
(WARNING: Some viewers may find the following footage disturbing)