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Woman drowns infant son in tub of water

Press Trust of India  |  Tirunelveli(TN) 

A young woman allegedly killed her two-and-a-half month old son, by drowning him in a plastic filled with water, upset over her husband suspecting her fidelity, police said today.

(24) of Vaikalipatti village in the district, drowned the baby, her third child, in the water in the at her house and later 'surrendered' to the Village Administrative Officer, they said.

She had been arrested and further investigation was on, police said.

They said was unhappy as her husband suspected her fidelity and indulged in frequent quarrels.

The woman was also dejected because the child was suffering from a congenital heart problem, which led to heavy medical expenditure, police said.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 19:25 IST