Updated May 21st, 2024 at 15:25 IST

Mentally Unwell Mother Slits Toddler's Throat, Attempts Suicide In UP

A mentally unstable woman allegedly murdered her 15-month-old daughter by slitting her throat with a sharp-edged weapon

Reported by: Navya Dubey
Mentally unstable mother slits toddler's throat | Image:X
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Uttar Pradesh: A mentally unstable woman allegedly murdered her 15-month-old daughter by slitting her throat with a sharp-edged weapon here, police said on Tuesday.

The 30-year-old woman, Nadia, also allegedly slit her own throat after killing her child but was rescued in an injured condition, they added.

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The incident took place in the Utraula area of Balrampur on Monday evening , the police said.

After getting information from the family's neighbours, a police team reached the spot and admitted the injured woman to the Trauma Centre in Lucknow, where her condition was stated to be critical, Utraula SHO Sanjay Kumar Dubey said.

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The SHO said Nadia was mentally ill and was undergoing treatment.

The child's body has been sent for the postmortem and a probe is on in the matter, he added.

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Published May 21st, 2024 at 15:25 IST