Mother throws six-month-old boy from bridge to death
Mother throws six-month-old boy from bridge to death

Mahabubabad: In a terrible incident, a woman has thrown her six-month-old baby boy from a bridge and later she also tried to jump from the bridge in a bid to commit suicide but was stopped by her family members.   

The incident occurred on a bridge on Munneru stream near Bayyaram village in the district on Thursday. The woman, Gangaraboina Saritha, wife of Suresh of Banjara thanda of Mungimadugu village in Narsimhulupet mandal in the district was suffering from mental illness for some time. 

She along with her husband and relatives was going back to their village in an auto rickshaw after offering prayers at Sammakka Temple and others at Kattugudem village in Bayyaram mandal.

On reaching the bridge, she reportedly told the auto driver to stop the vehicle, got down from the vehicle carrying her son and tossed the child down from the bridge killing him on the spot. When she too attempted to jump down, the auto driver and her relatives stopped her.

The woman and her family members went to their village with the boy’s body. However, no complaint was lodged with the police in connection with the incident, Bayyaram CI Ramesh told press persons adding would inquire into the incident.