Gorakhpur: A woman in Gorakhpur died while giving birth to a baby by herself, reports said on Monday. Preliminary police investigation revealed that she was attempting to deliver the child on her own, via watching online videos. Her mobile phone records also revealed that she was watching the videos on online child delivery.
The deceased woman was a native of Bahraich, living in Gorakhpur for the past four years and was preparing for competitive exams, police said. Four days ago, she took a room on rent in Bilandpur area and on Sunday, the fellow tenants noticed blood coming out from her room, police said. After reaching the spot, police found the woman and her baby lying in a pool of blood.
“The woman was 25 years old and unmarried. She died in an attempt to deliver the baby alone in her room in which she came to live on rent just four days ago. However, she was living in Gorakhpur for the last four years and was preparing for competitive exams,” said Ravi Rai, the SHO of Cantonment police station.
“No FIR was lodged as the family did not give any complaint letter and they also did not reveal anything about the man with whom she was having an affair,” Police said