Father kills 45-day-old daughter in Hyderabad

Sunitha did not inform anyone of the murder

Hyderabad: A man killed his 45-day-old daughter because he did not want a girl child, police said. Rajender Naik and Sunitha, who were married nearly seven years ago, have a five-year-old daughter and a three-year-old son who is speech and mentally challenged.

Naik, of Marangoni Kunta tanda in Tekmal, Medak district, works as an autorickshaw driver. On Saturday night, Naik came home drunk, but Sunitha ignored him. The baby, Pavitra, was sleeping inside. “He went in, throttled the baby and fled. When Sunitha went to check on Pavitra, she found blood coming from her mouth.” said Jogipeta inspector Nagaiah. Sunitha did not inform anyone of the murder, but told her parents on Sunday. They informed the police. Police is looking for Naik.

Download the all new Deccan Chronicle app for Android and iOS to stay up-to-date with latest headlines and news stories in politics, entertainment, sports, technology, business and much more from India and around the world.

( Source : deccan chronicle )
Next Story