News Desk, Amar Ujala, Kerala
Published by: Mukesh Kumar Jha
Updated Thursday, 28 October 2021 09:43 AM IST
A shocking case has come to light in Malappuram, Kerala where a 17-year-old girl gave birth to a child after watching a YouTube video.
A 17-year-old girl has given birth to a baby boy
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The matter came under the jurisdiction of Kottakkal police station in the district, police said. On October 20, the girl gave birth to a baby and cut her umbilical cord while watching YouTube at her home. Preliminary investigation revealed that she did not take any outside help during the delivery, police said. The girl’s parents, who heard the baby crying, said they learned of the incident on October 22. In fact the girl is in 12th grade. Her parents did not know that the baby was pregnant because she had a visual impairment. A 21-year-old man has been in a love affair for some time. The couple wanted to get married when the girl turned 18.