In a tragic and shocking case, a 22-year-old beat her three-year-old daughter to death in Mumbai. After assaulting the child, the accused mother took the baby to Rajawadi hospital in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area stating that her daughter was suffering from stomach pain. However, she panicked and fled after the doctors asked her to show records of earlier treatment. On examining, the doctors found that the child was dead. The accused was later nabbed by the police from her native place in Bihar
Ka Yang, a mother of four was sentenced to 26 years in prison by a US court for killing her baby by putting the victim in the microwave. Apparently, the 34-year-old mother placed her baby in the microwave for up to 5 minutes as a result of which the infant suffered severe thermal burns and died. In her defence, Yang said that she suffered from epileptic seizures and didn’t know what was happening at the time of the incident – a theory paramedics disputed.
Alexandria Tobias killed her 3-month-old son in Jacksonville, Florida because his cries were distracting her from playing her the game ‘Farmville’ on Facebook. She confessed to shaking the infant and then smoking a cigarette to calm herself down and then shook the baby again till he died. Doctors found that the baby died of head trauma and had a broken leg. She was sentenced to 50 years imprisonment for the heinous crime
Nicole Kelly, a 22-year-old mother from Queens allegedly killed her 11-month-old son by tightly wrapping him in a blanket so he couldn’t move or breathe. She said that she committed the gruesome act because she didn’t want him anymore. She was charged with second-degree murder
Kenisha Berry was convicted of killing her 4-month-old son, by wrapping duct tape around his mouth and dumping him in a trash can. She confessed to killing the toddler and told the police that she had dumped her other two children as well since they were the result of an extra-marital affair
Dejected over not bearing a male child, a woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a well with her three minor daughters, Navyashree (5), Divyashri (2) and two-month-old baby, at a hamlet in Chikkaballapura district, about 100 km from Bengaluru. Representational Pic
Anita Singh (25) killed her one-year-old daughter after becoming enraged with her repeated crying. The incident took place in Talwadi village in Dhar district. According to her mother-in-law, as the girl started crying, seeking to suckle, an angry Anita took her inside the house. Immediately, the baby's screams stopped, and then Anita walked out hurriedly, causing her mother-in-law to suspect that something was wrong
A 3-year-old boy was killed by his mother and her boyfriend in Ambernath after receiving a kick on his stomach. Bharati, the child's mother, was frustrated as she was not unable to spend time with Vishal, her boyfriend, as Aniket would interrupt them. Neighbours informed the police that Bharati would assault her son as well. The duo were arrested
A young woman, Firdous Khuyyam Ansari, was arrested from Thane for allegedly killing her 14-month-old child with the help of the child's stepfather. According to the complaint filed by the 23-year-old woman's mother-in-law, the accused allegedly beat her child to death with the help of her stepfather, with whom she was having an extra-marital affair, said Inspector Rajan H Sasthe of Bhiwandi police. She was arrested from the Bhiwandi area, he added. Representational Pic
A 30-year-old woman killed her 23-day-old baby boy because she wanted a girl and concocted a story about chain snatchers slitting the throat of the infant, police said.She gave birth to a baby boy a month before the crime. She claimed that unidentified chain snatchers sprayed some liquid on her face after which she fell unconscious and after gaining consciousness she found the baby's throat slit and her gold chain missing. The baby was declared brought dead at a hospital. It is unknown if any arrests have been made
A woman allegedly strangulated her two-year-old son to death before committing suicide at Amta police station area of Howrah district. It appeared that the woman, in her early 20s, used a pillow to kill her son and then tried to set herself on fire. However, due to some reason, later she hanged herself at her house in Milky Chowk locality, the police said. Her husband was absconding while her parents-in-law were arrested.
A mentally disturbed woman allegedly beheaded her child, chopped his body and was found sleeping with it in outer Delhi's Aman Vihar area, according to the police. They said that the woman had decapitated her son's head using knives and mutilated the body using bricks. The incident happened one night, when the baby boy was with his mother. His two sisters, aged seven and two, were at their grandfather's residence, the police said.
A woman hung herself, after killing two of her children — three-and-a-half-year-old and two-and-a-half-month-old whose bodies were found in the bathroom’s water tank.
A 26-year-old woman was found hanging from the ceiling fan, and her two-and-half-year-old son was found dead on the floor of their rented flat in Airoli. It is believed that the mother killed her son before hanging herself
A woman allegedly killed her 25-day-old daughter in Delhi's Vinod Nagar area as she had got fed up of her crying. The woman killed the new-born by throwing her into a dustbin. She was later nabbed by the cops. Representational Pic
Unable to bear the torture meted out by her husband and in-laws, 26-year-old Shraddha Jat allegedly committed suicide after strangulating her two children, Pari (1) and Rajveer (3), to death in Indore
A 24-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her home after strangulating her five-month-old daughter to death in Delhi
Fed up with constant harassment from her in-laws over her wish to study, and their demands for dowry, a 24-year-old woman committed suicide in Pune by consuming poison, after killing her toddler son first
Galina Ryabkova, a Russian woman allegedly attempted suicide after killing her two children, a three-year-old girl and a five-year-old boy. No information on her arrest. She was sentenced to compulsory medical treatment
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