A newborn baby was found burnt in Madhurai
Madhurai: Grand-mother and father held guilty for burning a newborn baby alive after midnight on Wednesday.
The passersby were shocked to see a half Burnt baby body on the premises of a theatre on Railway Feeder road around 4 am and they tried rescuing the young. The body was sent for autopsy by the local police.
The mother had been pregnant due to an affair with a man named Shankar, a neighbor. They tried to abort the fetus twice by taking medications but she delivered the baby at home at around 2 am.
The grandmother Indra wrapped the baby in pieces of cloth, and took him to the theatre, and set him to fire. Interrogation is being conducted and the police wait for the mother to regain strength and then she shall be quizzed.