A baby boy who has been born with a deformed head has been labelled an ‘alien’ and been rejected by his mother.
Mother of four Khalida Begum gave birth to the unnamed infant on Monday according to reports.
Visitors believe the boy is a reincarnation of a Hindu God, but his mother was shocked when she realised that he had a small head and bulging eyes.
The Mirror Online report that the boy who was born in India has been diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called harlequin ichthyosis. This causes sufferers to have thick skin and deformed features.
Villagers have been arriving at the family home in Kathihar, believing he is a reincarnation of Hindu monkey god Hanuman.
His mother said: “Several body parts of the baby is not completely developed.
“When I saw the baby after delivery for the first time, I was completely shocked to see the alien-looking boy.
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