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 mother 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 was disturbed because she believed her husband was having an affair and they were having money issues.

According to the Kandivli police, the girl was born at ...