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Baby rescued after 16 hours in grave

July 02, 2003 16:14 IST

In yet another case of female infanticide, a baby girl was rescued sixteen hours after her father buried her alive in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district.

On the morning of June 30, a Patel family at a village within the Hanumana Police Station area was blessed with a third daughter. This 'trauma' made her dad bury the child in a hole near the hamlet. When the mother protested, the accused threatened her, but the matter became known to the police.

Collector S K Mishra directed that the grave be dug up and the baby girl was found alive. The infant has been hospitalised at Hanumana.

A case was registered against the accused, who is absconding.

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Number of User Comments: 18

Sub: Baby alive after 16 hrs in grave

This kind of things will not stop until the female education reaches upto 80%.

Posted by Miki Patel

Sub: Provision of better option

I don't sympathise with the father who burried her daughter alive. This extreme action is a result of: 1) economic consideration 2) Present social trend ...

Posted by Santanu Patnaik

Sub: Who is responsible? We!

Yes, this is a crime and responsible should be punished so that it is a lesson for those who try to do same thing in ...

Posted by Ahmad

Sub: The blame is on us

I feel rather then putting blame on the govt. or on the baby's father, we should think why this is happening. I feel it is ...

Posted by Sudheer

Sub: Humanity does matter

People tend to forget the basics when they are pressurised if the are not confident.The person here did exactl that,inspite of knowing whats righ and ...

Posted by vishwanath



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