Madhavan had a quarrel with his wife and smashed the child in anger.

Father smashes baby to death in shocking case of infanticide in TN
news Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 08:59

In a horrific case of infanticide, the Tiruvarur district police arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly murdering his four-month-old male baby by banging him against a wall at Annukudi village on Monday.

The accused Madhavan, married Vaishanavi of Maruthapatnam a couple of years ago after a love affair, and the couple recently had a baby. However, his wife, resenting her husband’s ‘torture’ demanding more dowry, had gone back to her parents’ home.

Madhavan on Sunday went to his wife’s parents’ house and had a quarrel with her. He then forcibly took the child and smashed him against the wall in anger, police said to Deccan Chronicle.

The infant was rushed to the Government medical college hospital in Tiruvarur, where he succumbed to his injuries on Monday. Police arrested Madhavan and  further investigations are on.


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