Ahmedabad: Woman throws 3-month-old baby from hospital building, says 'was fed up with her illness'

During police interrogation, the accused said that she was fed up of the infant's illness and pain which led her to take the drastic step.

IANSUpdated: Monday, January 02, 2023, 09:36 PM IST
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The baby was being treated at the Ahmedabad govt hospital. | ANI

Police in Ahmedabad have arrested a woman who killed her three-month-old baby girl by throwing the infant from the third floor of a hospital.

According to the complaint lodged by Asifmiya Shaikh, his wife Farzanabanu gave birth on October 5, 2022, at a hospital in Uttarsanda of Anand district.

Woman told husband baby was missing

On Sunday morning, Farzanbanu informed her husband that the baby had gone missing.

Shaikh along with staff of the hospital searched for the baby and even informed the police.

While checking the CCTV footage of the hospital corridors, at around 4 a.m. Farzanabanu can be seen coming out of the ward with the baby in his arms, she stands near a pillar for a while, later she returns to the ward empty handed, Asifmiya said in the complaint.

Accused says she was 'fed up of infant's illness'

During police interrogation, the accused said that she was fed up of the infant's illness and pain which led her to take the drastic step.

When the hospital security staff checked, they found the body of the baby.

Post birth, the baby was admitted to Vadodara government hospital for 15 days, then on December 14, the family noticed intestine enlargement when it surfaced on the stomach and on Nadiad doctor's recommendation, the infant was admitted at the government hospital in Ahmedabad.

Questioning husband as well: Police

Police Inspector K.D. Jadeja said the complainant is also being questioned.

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