Unwed mother, three others held for killing new-born

Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) A young, unwed mother and three other people were arrested Sunday for killing a newborn baby girl in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said.

The killing of the new-born took place in Mali Panchghara in the district, seven km from Kolkata.

The suspects were arrested from near Howrah railway station.

"We arrested four people, including the mother of the child. The unmarried woman gave birth to the child in the early hours of Sunday. There are strangulation marks on the baby's neck. It seems she was strangulated before being abandoned. We are probing all aspects," police said.

The baby was found lying motionless on the roadside by morning walkers who informed the police. After questioning people, police learnt about the four people who had abandoned the baby and arrested them.


Updated Date: Sep 08, 2013 20:15 PM

Also Watch

Rethinking pornography: Cyber Sexy author Richa Kaul Padte makes the case for decriminalising porn in India
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 First Day First Showsha — Reviewing Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible - Fallout in 10 questions
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 It's a Wrap: Karwaan stars Dulquer Salmaan, Mithila Palkar in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 3 alternatives to WhatsApp | What The App
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 Manika Batra interview: Table Tennis star looks back at Commonwealth Games 2018 success, reveals her diet plan and more

Also See