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TN: Software engineer kills his baby girl
March 13, 2009 15:52 IST
Annoyed that he could not spend "quality time" with his wife, a software engineer allegedly killed his newborn daughter by throwing her into a 30-ft-deep well.
Niranjan Kumar (28), an employee of a Bangalore-based IT firm, was arrested on Friday after he threw his four-day-old daughter into a 30-ft- deep well last night, police said.
His wife had become pregnant soon after their marriage a year ago and Kumar had tried to persuade her to undergo an abortion, police said.
Kumar returned to Bangalore after leaving his pregnant wife with her parents in Chennai.
After the baby was born four days ago, Kumar, who had come here to see her, was "upset" and threw it into a well in the house late last night, police said.