Tiruppur: A mother has been arrested for leaving her eight-year-old daughter on the side of the road after giving her sleeping pills. Shailaja, 39, a doctor from Bengaluru, was arrested. The incident took place at the camp of an indestructible janitor.
The woman, who said she was a doctor and that her husband Muthuswamy, 42, had abandoned her and her daughter, told police that she had left her daughter on the side of the road with an overdose of sleeping pills, thinking it would prevent her from going abroad.
The locals rushed the unconscious girl to the Tirupur district hospital. The boy was shifted to Coimbatore Medical College for specialist treatment.