In a tragic case of a mother murdering her child, Nadra Shaikh, a 22-year-old mother, killed her three-year-old daughter after hitting her violently. She then took her to Rajwadi hospital stating that her daughter had stomach pain. When doctors asked her to show records of earlier treatment, Nadra fled the scene and did not return
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 baby girl was beheaded n Hyderabad as part of a human sacrifice ritual during the 'super blue blood moon'. Kerukonda Rajasekhar, a cab driver, performed the rituals along with his wife Srilatha on the advice of a 'tantrik'
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 it died. Doctors found that the baby had died of head trauma and had a broken leg
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
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
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
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
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 use to assault her son as well
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
Purnima, a mother of two boys from Hyderabad, killed her 23-day-old baby boy because she wanted a girl and concocted a story about chain snatchers slitting the infant's throat
A woman allegedly strangulated her two-year-old son to death before committing suicide at Amta police station area of Howrah district
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 mentally-unstable woman, Vimla, in Lucknow beat her two children, Ram Kishore (5) and Kamal Kishore (3) with bricks to death for playing against her wishes
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
Reena Taneja, 44, wife of builder Manoj Taneja, had a heated argument with his wife, Sudesh, 36, over some issue. During the argument, Sudesh attacked Reena with a sharp-edged weapon that led to the latter's death. Later, Sudesh stabbed her son Aarav, 3, daughter Komal, 17, and herself
Ameeda Ali, hung herself, after killing two of her children — three-and-a-half-year-old Aleena Ali and two-and-a-half-month-old Nurren Ali whose bodies were found in the bathroom’s water tank
Galina Ryabkova, a Russian woman allegedly attempted suicide after killing her two children, a three-year-old girl and a five-year-old boy
If you thought every woman loves her child, think again! Here are 22 of the most gruesome cases of women who killed their own infants
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