Patna, November 15: In a tragic incident, a man in Bihar’s Purnia district allegedly killed his daughter after his wife took a lot of time to cook the mutton dish for him. As per details by the Police, the four-year-old girl was the only daughter of the couple. According to a report by Hindustan Times, the horrific incident took place at Fakirtoli village under Amour police station. Locals of the village said that the man often thrashed his wife after she asked him not to spend money on mutton and alcohol. The accused has been identified as Shambhu Lal Sharma.
As soon as the incident was reported, Police rushed to the spot and took a stock of the situation. Reports inform that the girl’s body to Purnia Sadar hospital for an autopsy. Station house officer (SHO) of Amour police station Pankaj Kumar informed that after the Police interrogated the accused before remanding him to judicial custody, and said he was regretful about the crime that he had committed. Uttar Pradesh Shocker: Sisters Found Living With Dead Body for Nearly 10 Days in Varanasi.
The man was very fond of mutton and got angry when there was a delay in preparation of his favourite delicacy. As he was very anguished by the delay, he started beating his daughter who was playing. The child, however, received fatal injuries as she fell unconscious on the ground. The minor was immediately rushed to the Amour referral hospital where she was declared brought dead. Baghpat Shocker: Woman Sold in Public, Police Suspect Human Trafficking Racket in Uttar Pradesh.
After committing the crime, the victim’s father tried to run, leaving his daughter in the hospital but was arrested by the Police. A case has been registered against Sharma on the basis of the complaint of his wife. According to details by Police, the accused works in Gujarat as a labourer and had recently come home on the occasion of Chhat festival.
The report further informs that the man had severely thrashed his wife and set her on fire in Araria allegedly because she had forgotten to put an adequate amount of salt in a mutton dish that she had cooked.