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Rajasthan: Infant found dead as parents leaving child alone at home after fight

Police said the child’s parents had a fight on Thursday after which the mother left the house. Soon, the father also left the house, leaving the infant alone in the locked residence.

india Updated: Sep 16, 2017 18:54 IST
Mother holding tiny foot of newborn baby.
Mother holding tiny foot of newborn baby.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

The body of a one-and-half-month old girl child was recovered from a locked house in Banswara district of Rajasthan, police said on Saturday.

The parents of the child were not at home and returned only after they were informed about her death on Friday, police officials said.

Investigating officer Manohar Singh said according to the preliminary probe, the child’s parents had a fight on Thursday after which her mother left the house for her parents’ home.

Soon, the child’s father also left the house, leaving her alone in the locked residence, which falls under Kotwali police station limits, Banswara, the IO said.

An anganwadi worker on Friday informed the police about stench emanating from the house. The police reached the spot and recovered the body of the child from the house, Singh said.

The body has been handed over to the parents after post mortem, he said, adding probe is on and the exact reason of the child’s death could be ascertained once the autopsy report is out.