Distraught at having given birth to a second daughter, a 30-year-old woman allegedly killed her eldest daughter, 4, on Saturday by banging her against the wall in her bathroom, police said.
They said the woman was the wife of a migrant worker from Bihar.
“She beat her 4-year-old daughter to death by hitting her against the wall and floor of her bathroom in her house in Navneet Nagar in the town of Salem Tabri,” Inspector Gopal Krishan said.
He said Priyanka, wife of Tinku Yadav, gave birth to a baby girl, her second daughter, two months ago.
“She was upset because she did not have a male child,” Krishan said.
He said she hugged his eldest daughter for giving him a bath, but suddenly started hitting the child against the wall and the floor, causing a head injury that left him behind. proved fatal.
Darpan died instantly, he said.
Joint Police Commissioner Bhagirath Meena said the woman was arrested and charged with murder.
The family is from Bihar, he said.
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