Man throws his 6-month-old baby after being asked to buy baby food
Thiruvankulam (Ernakulam): A man has been arrested here on the basis of a complaint that he attacked his six-month-old baby. The man residing at a rented house in Kesavanpadi threw his baby girl on the floor. The locals intervened in the issue on hearing the baby's cries.
On information from the Asha worker and councillor, the Child Welfare Committee officials arrived at the place and shifted the baby to Thrippunithura taluk hospital. After check-up, the baby was sent home with her mother. The police arrested her father on the complaint of the Child Welfare Committee.
The local residents said that the man had tortured the baby in the beginning of lockdown also. Then the infant was taken to hospital. For the past few days, he started attacking the baby again. When the baby's mother asked him to buy baby food, he became furious and threw the girl on floor.
The owner of the house informed the authorities after he heard the baby's cries and noise from the house. MLA M Swaraj visited the baby at Thrippunithura taluk hospital and MLA Anoop Jacob visited her at the house.