Madurai nurse kills 38-day-old son28th July 2023
MADURAI: A 26-year-old woman was arrested by the Madurai district police after she murdered her 38-day-old son by slitting the baby’s throat with a knife on Thursday.
The arrested woman has been identified as S Jeevitha, who was residing at her mother’s house at Sallakulam near Vadipatti in Madurai district. She was a nurse in a private clinic in Madurai, police said.
Jeevitha was married to G Sivaraj of Anna Nagar eight years ago.
Recently, she gave birth to a baby boy in Government Rajaji Hospital.
After the delivery, she went to her mother’s house in Sallakulam with her baby. However, she was depressed as her husband has not visited her due to family disputes. Jeevitha’s son was always crying and not sucking breast milk properly.
Frustrated over all these, the woman took a knife and slit the throat of her 38-day-old son on Thursday mornning.
The Vadipatti police arrested Jeevitha and registered a murder case after the woman confessed the murder to the Sallakulam village administrative officer.