In recent report from Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district, a famer named Shankar killed his 3-year old daughter by strangulating her. He did so when he found out that his wife was pregnant again and feared that she would again give birth to another girl.
The incident took place in Kurkuri village in Nirsa Block. Nirsa police station in-charge Parmeswer Prasad reached the village, recovered the minor’s body and sent it for postmortem at Patliputra Medical College Hospital (PMCH), Dhanbad after they received a complaint from the girl’s relatives.
Talking to the press, the farmers wife Jyotsna said “Right from the day of her birth, he has been trying to kill her. For safety of the girl, I deserted my in-law’s house and have been living with my younger brother for last three years as both my parents have passed away.”
A police team has been sent to Maniyadih village to arrest Shankar, said the police.