Goa Police: Woman Kills 18-Month-Old Daughter, Jumps Into River, and Gets Rescued

Nimisha Valsan allegedly strangled her 18-month-old daughter at a village in Goa early Saturday . She drove the car for about five kilometers and jumped into a river from a bridge .

Panaji: According to police, a 34-year-old woman allegedly killed her 18-month-old daughter at a village in Goa early on Saturday and later jumped into a river in an attempt to save her life, but was rescued by some construction workers, according to police.The woman, identified as Nimisha Valsan, was strangled her 18-month-old daughter around 5 a.m. today.Police officer Kapil Nayak told reporters that she went to her neighbors and demanded the key to their car, which they gave her.She drove the car for about five kilometers and came to a bridge.From the bridge, she jumped into the Zuari river.

The accused woman was rushed to Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Bambolim, where she is now receiving medical attention, he said.