Woman Refuses To Breastfeed, Father Jumps Off Cliff With Baby In Mizoram

The father is presently admitted at the Lunglei civil hospital
The father is presently admitted at the Lunglei civil hospital

Guwahati, March 8, 2019

In a heart-wrenching incident, after his wife allegedly refused to breastfeed, a man jumped off a cliff with his four-month-old daughter in Lunglei town of south Mizoram.

The incident occurred on March 7th, 2019. Though the baby died on the spot, the father Shanti Joy sustained severe injuries. He hails from Rahsi Veng in Zawlpui village at Lunglei district and is presently admitted at the Lunglei civil hospital.

It is said that Shanti was enraged after his wife refused to breastfeed their daughter. He carried the baby and jumped off the cliff near their rented house.