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Superstition claims infant�s life

By Correspondent

MUSHALPUR, June 4 � In a tragic incident, the body of a three-month-old baby, poisoned by its mother due to a superstitious belief, was recovered at Dhanshripur village under Mushalpur PS in Baksa district today.

One Mona Mizar, wife of Dipak Mizar along with her family members had reportedly buried the dead baby near her home some days back after poisoning him to death under the superstitious belief that the baby would cause her death as his teeth had come out after eleven days of birth. Earlier, the baby was given to a childless family of Rowta when a palmist had advised them not to keep the baby at home. However, later the baby was brought back and poisoned to death.

The baby was buried secretly with the help of the family members near their home from where Baksa police recovered the body and arrested the mother as well as the family members.

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Superstition claims infant�s life

MUSHALPUR, June 4 � In a tragic incident, the body of a three-month-old baby, poisoned by its mother due to a superstitious belief, was recovered at Dhanshripur village under Mushalpur PS in Baksa district today.

One Mona Mizar, wife of Dipak Mizar along with her family members had reportedly buried the dead baby near her home some days back after poisoning him to death under the superstitious belief that the baby would cause her death as his teeth had come out after eleven days of birth. Earlier, the baby was given to a childless family of Rowta when a palmist had advised them not to keep the baby at home. However, later the baby was brought back and poisoned to death.

The baby was buried secretly with the help of the family members near their home from where Baksa police recovered the body and arrested the mother as well as the family members.