Bhojpur woman kills own newborn

BHOJPUR: Police arrested a woman for allegedly killing her newborn baby, from Dobhane of the district on Thursday.

According to the Bhojpur District Police Office, the arrestee has been identified as Maiya Tamang (40), a permanent resident of Dobhane VDC-2.

Police said that they found the newborn buried under a heap of grass on Wednesday. Police said that Tamang had strangled the baby, who was supposedly born from an illicit relationship.

Tamang has confessed the crime, police added.

The baby has been sent to the District Hospital for autopsy yesterday itself.

The DPO said police are investigating into the case for further information.