Srinagar: In a shocking incident, a person was arrested on Tuesday for trying to bury his infant baby alive in the summer capital, Srinagar.
Official sources said that locals in Nowhatta in downtown Srinagar on Tuesday caught a person, identified as Manzoor Hussain Banyari, a resident of Shopian, while he was trying to bury his infant child alive.
“People handed over the accused to the police,” they said, adding Banyari claimed that the infant was suffering from some congenital disease. “I did not have the means to treat the child, who was taken to a hospital,” they said.
They said the accused was immediately taken into custody. “Police has registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident,” they said.
They said the accused was later released on bail.