Two men were detained for causing a public disorder after they got into a fight over a baby urinating on a train on the new stretch of Metro Line 11, Shanghai Daily reports.
The fight started after a commuter on the train tried to dissuade a couple to allow their baby to urinate in the train carriage.
According to details posted on Weibo, the passenger offered a water bottle to the baby’s parents that was flatly rejected.
Instead, the two men with the baby took offence of it and struck the passenger and broke his glasses. He also had injuries and swelling in other parts of the body.
Other passengers tried to stop them but with no luck.
The two men, the child’s father and an uncle, were later detained by police for 10 days, the maximum punishment for causing public disorder — and not for allowing the kid to urinate on the Metro train.
A similar incident also occurred in Nanjing this week, an elderly couple ignored the complaints and cries of their grandson that he needed the toilet until he simply defecated on the train. The boy’s grandmother then cleaned him and did her best to wipe up his poop. A spokesperson for the Nanjing subway authority said that parents of small children are advised to bring plastic bags and tissues to deal with similar situations.
Various diaper companies yet again failed to grab their social media moment with these latest stories, their public relations managers should be sacked.