Woman delivers baby after locking room from inside, dies

Baripada: In a shocking incident, a woman died after delivering a baby girl in her room in Bangiriposi area of Mayurbhanj district.

She had a long-standing family dispute with her husband following which both husband and wife were staying in separate rooms under one roof. She also slept in her room last night after locking the door from inside. In the night, she suffered from labour pain and delivered a baby girl. Later, she became critical.

Her husband knocked the door and she did not bother to open it out of anger. Later, he informed his in-laws members who rushed to the spot and broke the door and rescued the woman and the newborn in a critical condition.

Both of them were rushed to Bangiriposi health centre where doctors declared the woman dead. As the infant’s condition was critical, she was shifted to district headquarters hospital in Baripada.

The woman has a five-year-old son and a one and half year-old daughter. Both were present in the room during the incident, locals said.

Family members of the woman lodged a complaint with police following which police detained her husband and are interrogating him.


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