In a heartbreaking incident on Sunday, a woman mercilessly threw her five children into the Ganga river in Jeghangirabad in Uttar Pradesh”s Bhadohi district because there is no food during the lockdown.
As soon as the police were notified about the incident, the senior police officials reached the spot immediately and divers were pressed into effect in an attempt to locate the children.
The woman has been arrested. As per the sources, the woman had earlier said that she and her children were not getting enough food in the lockdown and source of income had also stopped because she was a daily wage worker.
“Our priority is to rescue the children as soon as possible, We will carry out other investigations later,” said a police official as per news agency IANS.
The whole world is in a state of shock after the novel coronavirus outbreak impacted lakhs of people’s lives. So far, 1,08,862 people have passed away linked to coronavirus and 17,77,515 people were affected by the virus infection. Thankfully, 4,04,236 people have recovered from the coronavirus pandemic.
Amid the nationwide lockdown owing to the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic, homeless people and daily wage workers, who migrate to big cities from their home towns in search of jobs, are combating hunger for survival as the fast-spreading disease has now created a panic situation across India.
The situation had gone from bad to worse and during this crisis, celebrities, entrepreneurs, businessmen rose to the occasion by doing their best to help the country combat the pandemic.
The condition across the country is critical now. India’s current death toll from the coronavirus pandemic stands at 273, with the nation reporting 8,356 confirmed cases and out of them, 716 people have recovered from the disease.