Bareilly: In what could be called a shocking incident, a 6-year-old was killed allegedly by her father for failing to cover her head while having food.
The incident took place in Bijapur station area in Uttar Pradesh.
According to reports, the incident happened on Friday when little Farheen was having lunch with her mother Naeem.The accused Jafar Hussain noticed that Farheen didn’t try to wear the dupatta properly. Therefore, he thrashed her to ground, while Naeem ran out seeking villagers for help.
The people present there got frightened by the kind of mercilessness and couldn’t dare to stop the man.
When the villagers reached the spot, they saw Jafar thrashing her inhumanly until she died and after that he dig a grave and asked his wife to bury the minor’s body to which she refused.
Jafar was later arrested by the police and the minor’s body has been sent for autopsy.
Neighbours described Hussain as a “mentally unstable man” and a staunch religious follower who shunned all his family links.
Jafar lives in poverty with his wife Naeem and their four children and food was not prepared every day.