Financial stress, Mother kills ailing son

Savitri Tipanna, resident of Chembur, Mumbai has strangled her 6-year old ailing son Devraj to death.

The ailing boy was rushed to Rajawadi Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival. Noticing the strangulation marks on the body of dead boy, police suspected the cause of death is not natural and interrogated Savitri. She confessed to the crime

Savitri was in dire situation and facing financial hardship making it difficult for her to afford the medical expenses towards the treatment of Devraj, said to be suffering from epileptic seizures and needed frequent clinical visits.

Her alcoholic husband had died a long time back. She has been booked under section 302 (murder) of IPC, police said.

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