Arya Permana with his doctor
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Indonesian mother describes son's battle with obesity

A 10-year-old boy from Indonesia, who has been labelled the world's fattest child in media reports, is being put on a crash diet as his parents are afraid for his health.

At 188kg (414lb), Arya Permana is categorised as morbidly obese. The BBC spoke to his mother Rokayah, in Karawang, Indonesia.

Video by Oki Budhi and Christine Franciska

  • 05 Jul 2016
  • From the section Asia