Woman sentenced to life for murdering infant in Tamil Nadu

Perambalur (TN): A local court has sentenced a 21-year-old woman to life imprisonment for murdering her nine-month-old baby boy by flinging him into a farm well near in Perambalur in 2015.

Principal District and Sessions court judge A.Nashima Bhanu also slapped a fine of Rs.1000 on Vijayalakshmi. The woman, who got married in 2013, was living with her grandmother following a quarrel with her husband Ramasamy, who had gone abroad.

She was despondent over her future and and that of the baby's and had flung the infant into a farm well at Vijayapuram near Poolampadi on May 30,2015. The post-mortem report revealed that the baby died of heart attack triggered by shock.

On a complaint from the Village Administrative officer, police arrested Vijayalaksmhi and registered a case against her.

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