NEW-DELHI: The Delhi Police has arrested a 29-year-old man from Bhalswa Dairy in Outer-North district for killing his three-month-old infant son after his wife asked him to look after him while she prepared food.
Nisha, the wife, registered a complaint, told the police that she works at Azadpur Mandi while her husband stays at home and looks after their child. “The incident took place on December 3 when Nisha returned home and found her husband Ravi consuming alcohol. He asked her to make food so she told him to look after their baby, but he got annoyed and started abusing her”, a senior police officer said.
The woman claimed in her complaint that her husband started slapping her and then picked up the baby from the mattress. “He banged his son’s head against the wall before running away. She raised an alarm after she found her baby unresponsive. Neighbors then helped Nisha take her baby, bleeding, to a nearby hospitals where doctors informed them that the baby has passed away”, the officer added.
Neighbors caught the husband and Nisha informed the police. “On the basis of the woman’s complaint, a case of murder was registered and he was arrested. He was produced before a Delhi court and remanded in 14 days’ judicial custody,” the officer added.