(WIDK by Patrick Heywood) - A man beats his infant daughter to death for not being a son.
Baby Nehan Afreen, only three months old, died on Wednesday morning in Bangalore after her father Umar Farooq, 25, tortured her for not being a girl.
Afreen was admitted to the hospital with cigarette burns and a dislocated neck.
She had multiple convulsions, ultimately aggravating a cardiac arrest, which ended the child’s life.
Farooq, who brutalized his baby girl, admitted to having tried to kill her because he did not want a daughter.
Reshma, Afreen’s mother, witnessed Farooq abusing the child, and called police to have him arrested on April 8th, reports The Times of India
Farooq will reman in judicial custody until April 21st.