Woman, who strangled newborn baby to death using earphone cable, gets arrested
Kasaragod: A woman was arrested for strangling her newborn baby to death at Badiadka here. The accused is identified as Chedakkol native Shahina. According to police, the mother strangled the baby using the earphone cable.
The incident took place on December 15. When the woman was rushed to the hospital due to bleeding, the doctor confirmed that she delivered a baby, hours before taking her to the hospital.
Following this, the family members searched the house and body of the baby was found wrapped in cloth and hidden under the cot.
In her statement to the police, the accused confessed that she killed the baby being disappointed over conceiving soon after the first delivery. Her husband or family were not aware of her pregnancy. She confessed to police that she killed the baby soon after the delivery on December 15.
The postmortem report issued by Kannur Govt. Medical College also cited that the baby was strangled to death with the a thin cable. Further investigation into the matter revealed that the mother used earphone cable to kill the baby.