A woman allegedly killed her two-year-old son by banging him on the floor of her house in Chhattisgarh's Korba district after being harried by his demand for being breast-fed, police said on Thursday.
The incident took place on Wednesday in Sector-5 area, about 10 km from the district headquarters, under Balco police station limits, they said.
“As per preliminary investigation, the police have learnt that since 2014, the woman was suffering from a psychological problem and was under-treatment. The police have detained the woman and questioned her,” a senior police official said.
She was fed up with the child's constant demand for being breast-fed, he said.
The woman, in a fit of rage, banged the child on the floor of her house. The child suffered serious head injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead, the official said.
The police have registered a case against the woman under relevant provisions, he added.