Police Foil Father’s Bid To Bury Son

SRINAGAR — Police Tuesday foiled a bid by a south Kashmir resi­dent to bury his son in Sri­nagar. The man was arrested, but later bailed out for trying to bury his child in Nowhatta area old city. The matter was brought to the notice of the police on Monday afternoon.

The person was identified as Manzoor Hussain Banyari, son of Misri Banyari, a resident of Shamsipora Shopian.

Sajad Ahmad Shah, SP north City, said that the “person was caught by the locals and handed over to police station Nowhatta after he was trying to abandon his infant. “The baby had some congenital de­formities and the said person told police that he was very poor and could not treat his newly born baby. The case stands registered in police station Nowhatta under FIR number 72/2018 under sec­tion 317 RPC,” Shah said.

The accused was later re­leased on bail and the baby, according to police, has been shifted to hospital for treat­ment. The baby, according to reports is admitted in the GB Pant hospital. His mother is recovering in the Lal Ded hos­pital where she gave birth to the child.

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