Maharashtra: Woman gets arrested for beating her stepson to death

The police on Thursday arrested Amitadevi Sanjay Jaiswal (28) under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code for beating her toddler stepson to death.

Press Trust of India September 30, 2022 16:00:57 IST
Maharashtra: Woman gets arrested for beating her stepson to death

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Thane: According to police, a woman is accused of killing her three-and-a-half-year-old stepson by beating him to death in Dombivili, Maharashtra’s Thane district. Amitadevi Sanjay Jaiswal, 28, was detained by the police on Thursday in connection with a murder charge under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code, according to a Tilak Nagar police station official.

The incident happened on Wednesday, when the boy’s father discovered him injured and took him to a nearby hospital, according to him. According to the official, the boy’s condition deteriorated and he was taken to the civic hospital in Kalwa, where doctors pronounced him dead. According to him, an investigation was started after a case of accidental death was reported.

Investigations revealed that Amitadevi had allegedly punched, kicked and beaten up the child with a wire, the official said. The motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained and further investigations are underway, inspector Suresh Sarde of Tilak Nagar police station said.

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