A man in Uttar Pradesh’s Budaun has allegedly ripped open the stomach of his pregnant wife on Saturday evening. This man, a father of five daughters wanted to find out if his wife was going to give birth to a son this time.
A father of five daughters in Uttar Pradesh’s Budaun has allegedly ripped open the stomach of his pregnant wife on Saturday evening, to find out if she was going to give birth to a son this time.
The woman is severely injured, and has been taken to a Bareilly hospital,
“The man, identified as Pannalal, has slit the stomach of his wife, 35, with a sharp-edged weapon in the Nekpur locality under the Civil Lines police station area,” Pravin Singh Chauhan, senior police official (City),said.
An FIR has been lodged in the case against this man has been arrested. The police are trying to find the reasons behind the crime.
The family of the woman has alleged that “Pannalal wanted a son and committed the crime to know if it was male or female foetus”.
The woman was around seven months pregnant, the police said. An investigation is underway.