Saturday, January 9, 2016
Mother jumps into well with baby
KOLLAM: A mother jumped into the well in front of her house, with her baby on Saturday, killing the child instantly. The drastic step was taken by Shyam’s wife Aswini (23), a resident of Ambazha Vayal Kailasam at Thannikkamukku. The incident happened at 9 in the morning.
The child was eight-month-old daughter Aradhya. Having received the information, Fire force personnel from Kollam Chamakkada rushed to the spot but by that time, the baby had breathed her last.
The mother was admitted to Anchalummoodu hospital and her daughter’s body was shifted to Kollam district hospital. Anchalummoodu police have initiated further steps.
Aswini is a native of Ayathil. Her husband is in the Gulf. According the police, family problems might have provoked her to attempt suicide.