Delhi: Toddler dies after being accidentally hit on head during fight between parents :- According to the police, a five-month-old baby on Wednesday succumbed to his injury two days after an iron nail pierced his forehead while his father was allegedly beating his mother with a stick inside the house in the national capital’s Kondli area.
Five-month-old dies after being hit on head
According to the police, a fight broke out between 29-year-old Dipti and her husband Satyajit, 32, on Sunday, following which he started beating her with a stick.
The police further added that the toddler was in his mother’s lap and the stick with a nail on it hit accidentally their child’s head after which the baby was rushed to the medical centre for first-aid by the parents, but on Tuesday morning, he vomited after which Ms. Dipti took him to a private hospital, where he was declared brought dead by the doctors.
The police also said that the body of the toddler was sent to Lal Bahadur Shastri hospital where an autopsy was conducted. The autopsy report revealed that the child died due to internal bleeding and blood clotting in the brain. A case under Section 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) was registered at Gazipur police station.
The police are looking for the child’s father, who is absconding since his death. The officer said, “A team has been formed to nab the absconding father.”
The couple lived in a rented house and were married around two and a half years ago. The five-month-old boy was their only child. The man earlier worked as an operation theatre (OT) technician in a private hospital in Ghaziabad. He was unemployed for the past few months. The child’s mother works as a nurse in a private clinic.