Indian police has witnessed a tragic moment, a crying 17-month-old kid is found drinking milk from his mother’s dead body.
According to spot report, the toddler was unaware that his mother is already dead.
The police were routed to the area after receiving reports of a dead body near train tracks in Damoh district, Madhya Pradesh, India.
When police officers arrived in the area they saw a crowd around the woman and her crying 17-month-old baby.
According to the witness Monu Balmiki, 27 year old, says ‘we saw a woman lying near the railway track and informed the police.’
‘But when we got closer we spotted a child next to her crying and drinking her milk. It brought tears to our eyes,’ he added.
Speaking to officer Nand Ram, head constable of the Government Railway Police, said the toddler was crying for his mother and on receiving no response from her; he held her and started drinking milk from her.
‘We were shocked to see it, it was very sad. The woman was lying dead while the child was sitting next to her scratchless.” He continues
‘This was something we have never seen before. It was quite emotional for us all,” Ram added.
The poor toddler was taken to a nearby hospital for a check-up and was found to be in good health, Balmiki also said that the had been sent for a post-mortem and an investigation is underway to determine the cause of death.
‘We are suspecting an accident as she was bleeding from her nose and ears,” Balmiki said.
‘We are trying to locate the home address of the woman and trying to dig up some information about her so that her family can be informed.’
As of now, official and legal arrangements are being made to take the boy to an orphanage until his family are tracked down.
‘The child was brought here around 10am this morning,” says hospital spokesperson.
‘We conducted a physical examination on him and he was suffering from a cold but has been given medication,” the hospital added.
‘He has no other complications and we’ll make sure he’s taken care of.’