Dad Throws Baby Off 40-Foot Bridge But Baby Miraculously Survives!

bridgeIt's official. People have gone crazy and the world has gone to hell in a hand-basket. Nice knowing everyone. See you on the other side. First, we have Hurricane Sandy, then we have a raging nor'easter in the beginning of November, and now a man allegedly threw his 7-month-old son off a bridge because he was in a fight with his wife. Thankfully -- and miraculously -- the baby survived the 40-foot drop, but WTF is going on? Who does that? When did people start trying to kill or injure their children because they're pissed at their spouse?

The incident took place in Pimpri, India, and the man, 29-year-old Datta Deshmukh, was reportedly mad at his second wife (he has two) because she was saying that he wasn't treating the 7-year-old son he has with his first wife properly. So, what did he do? Threw the son of his second wife off a bridge? Yes, I realize the details of this are confusing, but we can all agree that this is not okay, right?

Apparently, after Deshmukh threw the baby, an "angry crowd" descended upon him and "beat him up." Police got a hold of the alleged suspect and are charging him with "attempt to murder."

I'm not a professional here, so I'm not sure what the psychology is behind harming, or attempting to harm, a child when two parents are arguing with one another, but I do know that it's wrong, and no good will ever come from something like this. This is an awful trend that needs to die hard and swiftly. 

The argument was between Deshmukh and his wife. Not the child. The child, who again, is 7 months old, had nothing to do with this; and the fact that this poor little baby was tossed from a bridge is beyond words. Thank god this sweet little boy is okay, and let's all hope -- naively -- that a tragic event like this never occurs again.

How awful is it when parents hurt their children because of anger they have towards one another?


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Heidi Ayn Harden

Put that man to death...anyone that could attempt to kill an infant out of anger has no place on this earth, Thank God that baby is OK!!!

SaphireH SaphireH

what in the hell? If your pissed at your other half thats fine but holy crap leave the kids out of it. They arent why you are pissed so dont punish them for shit they have nothing to do with

kisse... kisses5050

"When did people start trying to kill or injure their children because they're pissed at their spouse?"


It has been going on from the begining of time. Ever hear of Medea?  

nonmember avatar shona garringer

It happens all the time you just dont hear about it that much. But the sad thangs is the law protects the abuser. They send

them to jail. Where they get 3 meals,doctors visit,take some classes,do what little time they get then they get out. But if a dog bites someone they get put to sleep. We need to change are views and start treating them like animals. Dont get me wrong i belive in a second chance but thats it. Some crimes dont deserve a second chance thou.

Carin Martin

wow! what is this world coming too.

nonmember avatar amber

I have a 7 month old son and i would never think of harming my child because im mad at my husband what the hell was going on in his head no innocent child should be a victim in its parent arguments everyone has arguments with there spouse but why harm another human expeccaly a child

Natal... Nataliee1

To everyone that doesn't believe in God this right here proves that there is a god (and I have proof to, because I saw my mom's angle at her grave site!) Proof, and more proof god saved, and spared this poor beautiful baby boy, thank god!!! Just be thankful your kids have a loving place to life with parents that love them!! Thank you Jesus crist!!! Please send that evil man to jail forever!! 

nonmember avatar Jenn

Parent hurt there kids all the time cus they are upset with the other. My parent did it to me for 28 years and are still doing with there words.

nonmember avatar Jenn

Parent hurt there kids all the time cus they are upset with the other. My parent did it to me for 28 years and are still doing with there words.

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