Baby Infant allegedly fed acid-like substance, hospitalised – –

New Delhi Jan 27 (PTI) A three-month-old baby was allegedly fed an acid-like substance that has caused injuries to her food pipe and face in southeast Delhi’s Govindpuri area, police said today.

Police said the child’s grandmother, who was the only person present near her when the incident occurred, is “not in the best of mental health” to properly recall the incident.

“The child’s grandmother is quite old and isn’t in the best of mental health. She was the only one present at the time of the incident and sometimes she is saying that someone came and fed her something while other times, she is saying that something fell on her. We are investigating the matter,” said a senior police officer.

The child’s father, who works as a tailor in Okhla, told police that he does not have enmity with anyone and does not know who could have done such a thing.

“I leave my…

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