New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: In an appalling incident, a five-month-old baby died on Wednesday after he was hit on head with a stick having a nail on it.

The incident took place in Delhi's Kondli area on October 6. A scuffle broke out between 29-year-old Dipti and her husband Satyajit (32) on Sunday, following which he started beating her with a stick. Incidentally, the stick which had a nail on it hit their child's head.

Police said the baby was given first aid by the parents. But on Tuesday morning, the child vomited after which Dipti took him to a private hospital, where he was declared brought dead by doctors.

According to postmortem report, the baby died due to blood clotting in the brain, police said. A case under Section 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) was registered at Gazipur police station, they said, adding that the accused father was absconding.

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta