Baby Afreen: Omar ashamed to share name with accused

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said he felt ashamed to share his name with that of her father.

Updated: Apr 12, 2012, 18:32 PM IST

Srinagar: Expressing his outrage over the
death of baby Afreen, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar
Abdullah on Thursday said he felt ashamed to share his name with
that of her father.

"For once I`m ashamed to share my name with someone. Her
(Afreen) father`s name and my first "n (and) middle name are
the same," Omar wrote on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Three-month-old Afreen, allegedly battered and abused by
her father Umar Farooq for being born a girl, died at a
hospital in Bangalore yesterday after suffering a cardiac
arrest.

PTI