Woman arrested for killing her baby girl

Krishnagar(WB), Oct 13 (PTI) A woman was arrested by police for allegedly killing her 45-day old baby girl in Nadia district. The body of the baby g...

Published: 13th October 2017 11:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th October 2017 12:01 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Krishnagar(WB), Oct 13 (PTI) A woman was arrested by police for allegedly killing her 45-day old baby girl in Nadia district.

The body of the baby girl was found floating in a pond at Shondnaga area of Dhubulia on Wednesday. The police recovered the body and started an unnatural death case.

During interrogation the baby girl's mother Sarifa Khatun broke down and allegedly confessed that she had thrown her baby girl into the pond, a police officer said.

The baby girl was the third child of Sarifa and her husband Juha Seikh. They already had a five-year-old son and three-year-old daughter.

The police produced Sarifa before court here which remanded her to 14-days judicial custody. PTI COR RG .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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