Updated: October 25, 2021 8:24:03 am
The Pune police have arrested a 30-year-old woman and detained her 13-year-old son for allegedly killing her three-month-old daughter and dumping her body in the river from Bundgarden bridge.
On October 22, the woman had approached the police with a complaint that some unidentified persons had kidnapped her three-month-old daughter. Police probe revealed that the woman had been separated from her husband and living with her brother in Pune.
An official said the woman had given birth to a girl in an alleged extramarital relationship. On the day she reported the baby kidnapped, she had strangled her to death and asked her 13-year-old son to dump the body in the river, police said. The boy had then thrown the body from Bundgarden bridge by wrapping it in a gunny bag, police said.
The body of the baby has been recovered, police said. The woman was placed under arrest on charges of murder and the boy was detained.
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