In a tragic incident, a woman allegedly killed a newborn baby at Dongli village in Tehri district just because he was the child of her husband's second wife, police said in Dehradun on Friday.
The baby, who was repeatedly thrown to the ground, died instantly on Thursday.
Geeta, the second wife of Pushya, entered into wedlock some months back. She gave birth to a male child a few days ago.
Meanwhile, Pushya's first wife Sumitra went to Dongli village where she allegedly picked up the child and threw him to the ground, after which he died instantly.
Police has arrested Sumitra and her husband Pushya. Pushya has five children from his earlier marriage.