Mentally ill mother beheads 8-month-old son in Delhi
New Delhi : A mentally ill mother allegedly beheaded her eight-month-old son in outer Delhi's Aman Vihar area, police said.
They said that the woman used knife to cut his body in pieces and then mutilated it with the bricks.
The kid was alone with her in the house as two other kids were at their grandmother's home and father was out for work when the incident happened.
The woman also injured herself in the brutal act and is now admitted to a hospital. When the father returned home late in the night, he found his wife sleeping with the body of the infant. The boy's father said that when he reached home, his wife did not open the door.
As per claims made by father, she had earlier killed their two-month-old son four years ago but they had not informed the police at that time keeping the woman's mental condition in mind.
The woman had been undergoing treatment at Lady Hardinge for mental health issues, the police said.