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Surat: Newborn thrown off building dies

Posted on Oct 26, 01:04PM | IBNS

A one-day-old baby boy, who was thrown off the third floor of a building in Gujarat's Surat city by his mother on Thursday, died on Friday, said police.

The boy was admitted to a local hospital on Thursday after the incident.

The police said they are quizzing the baby's parents and a case will be registered against his mother Puja.

"The baby was thrown by a lady named Puja. We are investigating the reason for the same," police inspector MN Parmar told CNN-IBN.

The baby's mother said she threw the infant out in a state of confusion.

"I gave birth in washroom and got scared. I threw the baby out in state of confusion," Puja was quoted as saying to CNN-IBN.

The mother was found in an unconscious state on the third floor of the apartment and was taken to a hospital.

The doctors said her condition is serious.