Aligarh: In a chilling incident which has come to light from Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh district, a 25-year-old woman allegedly beat her six-month-old daughter to death following a tiff with her husband. According to a report, the couple fought after the man refused to buy new clothes for Holi. The incident took place in the Rampur village on Sunday. Also Read - UP Police Constable Kills Wife, Critically Injures Kids; Jumps Before Train Later
According to the police, accused Pinky Sharma and her husband Rahul had an argument when the latter refused to go to the market to buy new clothes. Also Read - Lockdown in Uttar Pradesh Likely to be Extended Till May 24: Reports
Pinky vented her anger on her infant daughter, Soni, and thrashed her so badly that the infant died. Also Read - Another Dip! UP Records 15,747 Fresh COVID Cases, 312 Deaths in Last 24 Hours
On a complaint lodged by Rahul, police registered a case against Pinky under section 302 (murder) of IPC and arrested her.
Station in-charge Naresh Kumar Singh said that Pinky told police that she did not kill her daughter intentionally.
He added that she was frustrated with domestic issues and constant arguments with her husband and took out her frustration on her daughter, without realising that the baby would die.
Pinky got married to Rahul, a lock factory labourer, four years ago and they have a three-year-old son too.
(With IANS inputs)