In a shocking turn of events, an Indian-origin couple were arrested and later released on bail in the United States.
The arrest came about as the couple went about with their daughter Himisha to a local hospital in Florida to treat her for her swollen left arm.
The arrest was on charge of allegedly neglecting their six-month-old daughter.
It has been reported by the local media sources that the the Child Protective Services now have the custody of the child along with her twin brother.
The couple Prakash Settu and Mala Paneerselvam is said to be originally from Tamil Nadu and were booked for abuse and neglect after they questioned why the six-month-old baby had to undergo expensive tests at the hospital.
The friends and family members of the couple meanwhile have come forward to deny all the allegations that have been levelled against the two and claimed that the parents inquired about the expensive tests recommended for their daughter only because their insurance did cover some of the tests suggested by the doctors at the hospital. >