Man kills new-born after losing jobDecember 7th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) A 24-year-old man who lost his job after the factory he worked in closed down apparently due to the global economic slowdown, killed his now-born son as he found it difficult to cope with the crisis, the police said.Kanai Mondal lost his job Nov 30 owing to the recession in the paper-packet-making business. He attempted suicide the same day by consuming phenyl but was saved by timely medical support.
After returning from the hospital, he further had a life full of miseries. He ate only one meal a day and later surrendering to poverty, killed his three-day-old boy.
“Mondal choked his boy to death around 3.30 a.m. Sunday at his residence in Sonagar. He was arrested in the morning,” a senior police official at Gosaba police station said. The incident took place at Sonagar village in West Bengal’s South 24-Parganas.
Mondal, who was crying profusely at the police station, said: “I just lessened the pains of my child. I had no means to feed him or arrange for a good life for him. As it is my life has become a hell, so why include him in the pains too?”
- Boy killed in playground blast - Jan 07, 2011
- Rejected by dance reality shows, 9-year-old hangs self - Feb 12, 2011
- Bengal Undertrial attempts suicide inside court room - Apr 06, 2010
- Woman killed in row over goat (Lead) - Jun 07, 2012
- Sip of death leaves families bereft of hope - Dec 15, 2011
- Part of Sundarbans may be lost in future: Bhattacharjee - Jun 05, 2010
- Forced to clear body parts, boy loses mental balance - Oct 01, 2011
- Man tries to immolate self with wife, daughter - Sep 13, 2011
- Youth shoots at cops inside Kanpur police station - Mar 30, 2012
- Student killed in scuffle in Bengal - Jul 06, 2011
- Battered but still balloting, Sundarbans shows way - Apr 28, 2011
- Teenager dies in Bengal, father held - Oct 30, 2011
- Man killed while trying to board moving train - Nov 17, 2011
- Woman killed over a goat in Bengal - Jun 07, 2012
- Bengal school vice-principal held for caning students - Sep 06, 2012