New born found abandoned in Kottiyam: mother arrested
Kottiyam: The police arrested a woman who abandoned her newborn baby on the wayside. Later, she was sent to Attakkulangara jail after being remanded. The child welfare committee has taken over the protection of the child. The arrested woman’s friend, a Mulluvila native, was found hanging.
The newborn was found on Saturday evening near the bushes on a byroad next to the Mevaram- Ayathil bypass. A pedestrian who happened to hear the baby’s cries took the baby to the police station. Later, the police found the mother with the help of locals.
The man, who was informed to have been the woman’s companion, was found dead, having hung himself. Later, the woman confirmed to the police that the deceased was her companion.