Mumbai, Dec. 6 -- Minutes after giving birth, a woman allegedly flung her newborn daughter to death from the 17th floor of a 23-storey slum rehabilitation authority (SRA) building in Kandivli (West) on Thursday.

The police have registered a case of murder against the 22-year-old and will arrest her after she is discharged from a government hospital where she was admitted for dehydration. The child was declared dead on arrival at a nearby hospital. Nitin Pondkule, senior inspector, Kandivli police station, said, "The child was flung by the mother." The police suspect the woman murdered her child in a fit of rage over her husband's alleged affair and money issues.

The girl was born at home and the incident took place around 3pm in the B-win...