Drunk father throws baby over her cries

Drunk father throws baby over her cries

Thiruvankulam, Kochi: A 36-year-old man has been arrested for flinging his six-month-old daughter here in Ernakulam district.

Anand, a native of Palakkad, was the arrested. A case has been slapped against him for harming the baby and harassing his wife.

The incident happened during the wee hours of Wednesday near Keshavan Padi at Thiruvankulam. The woman said her inebriated husband picked up the crying baby and flung her down.

Fortunately, the baby did not sustain any serious injuries. The doctors at the Tripunithura Taluk Hospital said her health condition was stable.

A neighbour informed a community health worker and the municipal councillor after hearing the ruckus. The child welfare department has also intervened in the issue after the community health worker reported that the man frequently troubled the baby.

The family has been living at a rented accommodation at Thiruvankulam. The couple also have a three-year-old daughter.

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