Drunk man throws 18-month-old daughter from terrace after another girl is born


The Hush Post: A man, desperate to have a son, threw his 18-month-old daughter from the terrace of his residence in a village in Uttar Pradesh. This, after his wife gave birth to another girl child, police said on Friday.

The one-and-a-half-year-old Kavya, was seriously injured. She has been admitted to a hospital.

Her father Arvind Gangwar, who was drunk at the time, has been arrested.

Villagers said that there was tension in the house ever since the birth of the second girl. Arvind’s wife gave birth to their second daughter five days ago.

On Thursday, a drunk Arvind took his daughter to the terrace and threw her down.

SP (City) Abhimanyu Singh said the police inspector in-charge of the area has filed an attempt to murder case against the accused father.

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