Worker not allowed to feed baby: Telangana govt promises strict action against site engineer

The Telangana government on Tuesday night promised to take strict action against the site manager of a construction company after the accused allegedly forbade a worker to breast-feed her child, resulting in the baby's death.

Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Tuesday night promised to take strict action against the site manager of a construction company after the accused allegedly forbade a worker to breast-feed her child, resulting in the baby's death.

According to reports, the incident took place on February 7 in the Medak district of the state, but the case was only lodged on February 15. The worker, a native of the Mahabubnagar district, lived in a shack near the construction site and was allegedly not allowed to feed the six-month old for about two hours.

After the case came to light, Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali reportedly promised swift action in the case.

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