Telangana: Baby dies after woman worker stopped from feeding him

  • PTI, Hyderabad
  • Updated: Feb 18, 2015 01:32 IST

The Telangana government today said that stern action will be taken in the case where a six-month-old baby boy died after his mother, a construction worker, was allegedly not allowed to breastfeed him.

Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali told PTI today that "stern action will be taken against the culprits".

Though the alleged incident took place on February 7 at Hatnoor in Medak District, it came to light on Sunday after which the police lodged a case under section 304-A (causing death by negligence) of IPC against the site engineer of the construction company, Inspector A Ram Reddy had earlier said.

It was alleged that the woman, a native of Mahabubnagar district who lived in a shack near the construction site, was not allowed by site engineer Sudheer to feed the baby for about two hours.

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