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Thursday, 18 April 2024 8.16 PM IST

Woman arrested for killing her three-day-old baby in Malappuram

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MALAPPURAM: In a horrific incident, a 29-year-old woman has been arrested for killing her three-day-old baby at Tanur in Malappuram. The police said that she buried the body after the murder on the night of February 26. The police have arrested Jumailath (29) of Ottumpuram.


She was arrested on the complaint lodged by her neighbors. She delivered a baby at the Kozhikode Medical College three days ago. The reason for the murder is not known. The police have registered a case and an investigation has started.

She told police that she drowned the baby in a bucket full of water. She was earlier married to a native of Kozhikode. Estranged from her husband, she was living separately. She killed her baby soon after returning home from the hospital. She did the act fearing defamation. The procedures of taking the baby out were completed by a team led by Tirur tahsildar S Sheeja and Tanur DySP V V Benny.

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