Name: Rookiya (n/a).
Died: August 25, 2017.
Age at death: 5 months.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Amruthanagar, Andhra, India.
Rookiya’s mother had no money for big-city medical treatment, and Rookiya’s neighbors had started referring to her as a “demon child” because of her large head. So her mother drowned her.
Authorities noted that the area has a district hospital and four children’s homes that are meant to help children like Rookiya.
Perpetrator: Shaik Fatima (Mother), charged with murder.