Ranchi: In a shocking incident, a mother killed her newborn by burying him. The incident took place near Jaridih Police Station near Bokaro. The new born was found lying under the concrete dust, covered in scratches. The brutal incident happened on Saturday evening.
After the incident came into limelight state run Child Welfare Committee member asked Jaridih Police to rescue the new born. The post mortem yet to be done.
“Killing girl child is a trend, but new born boy left for death is a rare incident. We are suspecting that maybe it’s a case of illicit affairs. And the accused wanted to kill this unwanted child. We are waiting for the post mortem report,” said Dr. Prabhakar Kumar, member of Child Welfare Committee .
The baby’s body believed to be no more than 20 hours old – was rescued after he had been left to die in a shallow sand pit in a field, when a passer-by spotted his head poking through the ground on Saturday.
Police told that they suspect the newborn was either abandoned by because of an illicit affair. Police are trying to track the culprit.