Indian man arrested while he was burying his daughter alive
By Khaama Press - Fri Jan 30 2015, 9:25 pm
The man identified as Abul Hussein was reportedly arrested after local residents of Putia village alerted police.
According to India’s NDTV channel Abul Hussein had a pit in the back garden of his home while his wife was away from the house on Friday afternoon.
Police officials have said Hussein was attempting to murder his daughter Rukshena as he disliked her as he was desperate for a son and hated that he had a daughter.
The officials further added that the little girl’s hands and feet were tied together before placing tape over her mouth and placing her int eh hole.
Hussein was beaten by the local residents after they found the little girl buried. “Abul Hussein was roughed up by the people who rescued the girl from half-buried condition,” Amal Chakraborty, the officer-in-charge of the local police station said.
According to reports Rukshena is currently in hospital in a serious but stable condition and her father has been arrested on attempted murder and will remain in custody until 20 February.