Berhampur: A pall of gloom descended on Jakara village following a heart-wrenching incident leading to a baby’s death.
The mishap took place today morning when a woman Mamata Biswal slapped her two-year-old son over an petty mischief.
While Mamata’s act was to check the baby from repeating the mischief, little did she knew that the slap would be life threatening.
Within seconds, the baby fell unconscious on the group and was rushed to the local hospital where the doctor declared him as brought dead.
The incident has shattered the mother and the family members. Mamata who is married to Manoranjan of Mathura village, lives with her parents as the latter works in another State.
Polasara police have registered a case in this connection and recorded statement of witnesses. An investigation has been initiated into the matter.