Woman in UP attempts to deliver baby watching YouTube video, both die

Gorakhpur: A 25-year-old unmarried woman in UP’s Gorakhpur died while attempting to deliver her baby by following steps shown in a YouTube video.

Police recovered her mobile phone which reportedly revealed that she was watching the clips on delivery online.

The woman, a native of Bahraich, lived in her rented room at Bilandpur, in Gorakhpur for the last four years and was preparing for competitive exams.

Tenants noticed blood coming out of the room

Four days back, she took a room on rent in Bilandpur area and on Sunday, the other tenants noticed blood coming out of the door of her room.

The police later found the woman and her baby lying in a pool of blood. The deceased was later taken for postmortem.

Ravi Rai, the SHO of Cantt police station said: “The woman was 25-year-old and unmarried. She died in an attempt to deliver the baby alone in her room in which she came to live on rent just four days ago. However, she was living in Gorakhpur for the last four years and was preparing for competitive exams.”

So far, no FIR has been lodged as the family of the deceased did not give any complaint letter. The man with whom she was having an affair is not yet known.