Jaipur: A superstitious father allegedly killed his daughter in Peepar City in Rajasthan as a sacrifice to please Allah in the holy month of Ramzan.
The Jodhpur Rural police on Saturday claimed to have solved the murder that took place on Thursday midnight. “The accused claimed in his confession that he was under an evil spell that asked him to sacrifice his most loved thing to Allah in the holy month of Ramzan following which he slit the throat of four-year-old Rizwana to make Allah happy,” said Setha Ram Banjara, circle officer, Bilara.
The police had suspected that the victim could have known the killer. “The gate was locked from inside and there was no sign of a break in. Therefore, it was unlikely for outsider to commit the crime,” the officer said. FSL experts and dog squad tried to trace any intruder, but when nothing came up; the police interrogated the girl’s parents and her uncle’s family. After a while, Nawab Ali confessed to his crime.
Nawab Ali Qureshi, his wife and daughter Rizwana lived with their maternal uncle in Silawato ka Mohalla in Peepar City in Jodhpur district....