Woman drowns baby, surrenders

Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: In a bizarre incident, a mother allegedly killed her one-and-a-half year old daughter by dropping her in the water tank of the house here on Tuesday.

The act came to light when Veena, 35, a resident of Vellayil, confessed to the crime and surrendered at the Nadakkave Police Station.

Police version

The Vellayil police, under whose jurisdiction the area falls, arrested Veena.

Police sources said the woman appeared to be mentally deranged.

The police have registered a case based on Veena’s deposition. Veena is the wife of Jerry, an artiste of the Royal Circus. She has an elder child too.