Smoking toddler video triggers investigations


Express May 27, 2010

JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities have launched investigations into a video showing a two-year-old boy smoking a cigarette posted on YouTube.

The little boy named Ardi Rizal, who reportedly lives in a village on Sumatra island is said to smoke at least 40 a day. Apparently, he got into the habit because of his father.

The ministry for women's empowerment and child protection says it will investigate the parents and community of the toddler.

A similar video showing a 4-year-old Indonesian boy taking long and frequent drags on a cigarette appeared on internet last month.

COMMENTS (1)

Nabeel | Create Your First Website | 10 years ago | Reply So this child started smoking at age 2? OMG!??? Is he trying to be in the Guinness World Records? Where will his health go? Bad, Bad Parenting!
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