PATNA: A man in Bihar killed his one-month-old son after his frequent cries disturbed his sleep too much. The police are conducting raids to nab the absconding accused.
Police said Deo Kumar Rai, a resident of Salempur village in Vaishali district, had gone to bed on Wednesday night and very soon he was fast asleep.
In the meanwhile, his one-month-old son who was sleeping with him on the same bed woke up and began crying, apparently looking for his mother who had gone to neighbour’s home for some works.
Reports said initially the man tried to pacify the crying baby but he lost his cool when the baby began crying loudly unable to find his mother by his side. In a fit of rage, the man strangulated his baby to death and fell asleep once again.
Witnesses said when the mother returned home, she found the baby lying lifeless and began crying. The baby was soon rushed to the local hospital where the doctors declared him having brought dead.
Taking advantage of crowd of neighbours and hullabaloo in his home, the accused, however, quietly fled the scene.
Family members said the accused had come home drunk on the fateful night and committed the crime under the influence of alcohol.