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Chhattisgarh: Fed Up With Child’s Demands For Breast-feeding, Woman Kills Son By Banging Him On Floor

The child suffered serious head injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead.

The child was taken to the hospital but could not be saved. (Representational image: Pexels)

Korba: A woman allegedly killed her two-year-old son by banging him on the floor of her house in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district after being harried by his demand for being breast-fed, police said on Thursday.

The incident took place on Wednesday in Sector-5 area, about 10 km from the district headquarters, under Balco police station limits, they said.

“As per preliminary investigation, the police have learnt that since 2014, the woman was suffering from a psychological problem and was under-treatment. The police have detained the woman and questioned her,” a senior police official said.

She was fed up with the child’s constant demand for being breast-fed, he said.

The woman, in a fit of rage, banged the child on the floor of her house. The child suffered serious head injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead, the official said.

The police have registered a case against the woman under relevant provisions, he added.

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