A mentally ill woman from outer Delhi’s Anand Vihar has allegedly killed her 8 months old son, and later was found sleeping with the dead body.
Police said that the boy’s head was decipitated using a knive and mutiliated the body brutally with bricks.
The woman has also injured herself and is underway treatment in hospital.
The incident is said to happen last night while the boy’s father was out for work, his two sisters, aged two and seven were at their grandfather’s residence.
The father when returned home, said, his wife didn’t open the gate, when he entered the house found her wife sleeping with the dead body.
“I sensed something wrong and broke open the door. There was blood all around and my son’s head was lying on the floor while my wife was holding his body in her lap.”
The boy’s father also pointed out that four years back her wife had killed thier two months old son, but back then they had not reported it to police, considering the woman’s mental health.
He had sent his two daughters to the grandfather’s house to ensure thier safety.
Locals have hinted that the woman has done so in influence of a godman, but his husband denies it.
The police said that the woman had been undergoing mental treatment at Lady Hardinge.