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Updated January 5th, 2024 at 07:56 IST

1-year-old dies after 'mentally unstable' aunt throws him into well

Manju took the child from the room when his mother was not around and threw him into the well in a nearby compound.

Reported by: Tanisha Rajput
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Thiruvananthapuram: A horrifying incident came to the limelight Kattakkada after a mentally challenged woman purportedly threw a one-and-half-year-old boy into an open well on Thursday.

As per the Police, the accused woman has been arrested. The accused has been identified as Manj, who is also the aunt of the toddler and is mentally unsound.

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The child's mother accused Manju of the accident. The officials added that the boy's father was earlier married to Manju but later got married to her younger sister.

Manju took the child from the room when his mother was not around and threw him into the well in a nearby compound.

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According to Vilappilsala police, the accused later confessed her crime to some local women who were passing through the area.

The woman has been booked under IPC Section 302 (murder) and other relevant sections.

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(With PTI inputs)

 

 

 

 

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Published January 5th, 2024 at 07:56 IST

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