Grandma throws baby from terrace while mother is in washroom

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Filed on December 3, 2019 | Last updated on December 3, 2019 at 03.51 pm
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Her grandmother was unhappy at her birth as she was expecting a boy child.

Unhappy with the birth of a girl child, the 60-year-old grandmother threw the seven-day-old infant from the terrace of the house. 

According to reports in News18, the incident took place in Bengaluru's Myadarahalli on Friday night, when the girl's mother, identified as Tamilselvi, was in the washroom. The infant, who was in the care of her grandmother, was missing when her mother returned.

However, the grandmother claimed that some stranger broke into the house and took the child away. Police were called and a search was conducted in the area, following which the girl's body was discovered in a vacant plot adjacent to the house.

The girl had died of several head injuries, police said, adding that the grandmother confessed to the murder. According to reports, the baby girl was born premature and suffered from jaundice. Her grandmother was unhappy at her birth as she was expecting a boy child.

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