Mumbai, September 22: The Mumbai police recently booked a 28-year-old woman with speech and hearing impairment for allegedly flinging her 39-day-old baby girl. The woman was booked on Thursday after she flung her daughter from the 14th floor of her building in Mulund. The incident came to light when people spotted the infant being stuck on the parapet of the first-floor window of a neighbouring building. They immediately alerted cops, who rushed to the spot.

According to a report in the Hindustan Times, the police have registered a murder case against the woman. After the cops arrived at the scene, they, with the help of locals, recovered the baby girl and rushed her to MT Agarwal Hospital in Mulund. However, the girl child was declared dead on arrival. Meanwhile, cops enquired with the residents of the building. Mumbai Shocker: Scolded by Dad, Teenage College Student Jumps to Death From Fifth Floor of Building in Sion.

During the initial investigation, they learned that a baby was residing on the 14th floor of the neighbouring building. "We enquired with the mother and learnt she was speech and hearing impaired and her husband has the same disabilities. She is from Surat and had come to her parents’ home during pregnancy. She allegedly threw the girl around 6.30 am," a police officer said.

The officer also said the woman lost her eight-month-old son last year due to illness. Following this, her father passed away. She has been depressed since then. "She was mentally disturbed after the two incidents; her family members told us." In the beginning, the police registered an accidental death report (ADR); however, later, they changed it to a murder case. Mumbai Shocker: Girl Brutally Assaulted by Boyfriend for Resisting Rape Attempt, Accused Nabbed From Gujarat.

"The woman is presently being questioned with the help of her family and we will soon take a decision about her arrest," the officer added.

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