Hyderabad: A 22-year-old mother drowned the newborn in a bucket of water, after she delivered her son in the bathroom of the Kakatiya Hospital at Gachibowli. According to police sources G. Hemaja delivered the child born out of wedlock. Had not one of the staff nurses, Krishnamma, heard the cries of a newborn and started searching for the baby along with two other nurses, the unscrupulous mother would have killed the baby.
As reported by Deccan Chronicle, while searching for the crying baby the nurses found Hemaja lying in a pool of blood and the infant was in a bucket filled with water. Raidurgam inspector D. Durga Prasad told that the woman could have been seven to eight months pregnant due to premarital affair and delivered the baby in the washroom. She was bleeding heavily when they saw her. She was admitted in the hospital and was reported to be unconscious.
A murder case is registered against Hemaja. Hospital manager Chandra Madhusudhan revealed that Hemaja had joined the hospital on Sunday after an interview. She had graduated in physiotherapy had worked as a lab technician on contract for a year at the Bhadrachalam Government Hospital.