Man kills daughter for being a girl child, drinks poison in Agartala

Man kills daughter for being a girl child, drinks poison in Agartala

Agartala: A man strangulated to death his two-year-old daughter in Tripura because she was a girl child, police said here Monday.

"Tapan Bhuyia, 47, a driver of a private vehicle, strangulated to death his daughter Supriya and then threw her body into a well at Bishalgarh," a police spokesman told reporters. Bishalgarh is 30 km south of here.

The police official said that Tapan after killing his daughter Sunday night consumed poison to kill himself. Neighbours took him to hospital in a critical condition.

"Tapan always tortured his wife for giving birth to two girl children instead of son. Before executing the crime, he sent his wife and elder daughter to a neighbour's house to see television," the police spokesman said.

Police arrested Tapan who is battling for his life at the Gobinda Ballav Pant Medical College and Hospital here.


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