In a shocking incident reported from East Vinodpur area of Delhi, a young married woman was arrested for throwing her 25-day-old daughter in a garbage.
Police said that the infant died at the GTB hospital today. The arrested lady, identified as Neha, has confessed to the crime, a senior police official said.
"The woman admitted throwing the infant in a garbage dump saying she did so due to anger and frustration over looking after the baby girl," the official said.
The incident was reported on Saturday and a case of kidnapping was filed, the official said, adding that during the search for the baby, suspicion fell on Neha as a witness came forward who saw the woman throw something in the garbage dump.
During questioning, the accused revealed the location she had dumped the infant, he added.
A police team found the infant alive and rushed her to the LBS hospital. She had sustained fractures in her skull, the officer said.
The baby was later shifted to the GTB hospital, where she died today, he added.
With Agency Inputs