A 42-year-old was jailed for child cruelty after she admitted to choking her daughter.
The woman pleaded guilty to the October 21 incident at her arraignment before Magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux.
The mother was suspicious after a man allegedly answered the child’s phone.
She resorted to physical abuse because she was not satisfied by the responses her daughter gave while being questioned about the matter.
Turnquest-Deveaux sentenced the mother to six months in prison. She is to undergo drug and alcohol counseling during her prison sentence.