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Mother throws 2-month old child in river Kharun, saved by 3 youths passing from there

News Raipur: In a bizarre turn of incident on Thursday night, a mother threw her 2-month old child into river Kharun from the Amleshwar bridge following a bitter dispute with her husband.

Luckily three youths from Amleshwar were passing from there at that moment and all of them straightway jumped into the river and saved the child. The incident was soon reported to DD Nagar police station following which the child was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is now recovering fast.

Simultaneously, police have registered an offence under Section 307 IPC against the accused mother and is now investigating the matter further. Meanwhile on Friday, SSP Raipur Arif H Shaikh welcomed all three youths, namely, Rakesh Deshlahre (23), Pallav Dewangan (19) and Praveen Sarange (25), at his office and felicitated them with a citation and floral bouquets for their bravery.

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