A person allegedly killed his 20-month-old daughter after his spouse requested for Rs 5 to purchase a snack for the wailing baby in Maharashtra’s Gondia district, a police official stated on Thursday.
The incident occurred on Tuesday at Lonara village, positioned over 900 km from Mumbai, following which the 28-year-old accused, Vivek Uike, was arrested, he stated.
The kid was crying and asking for ‘Khaja’ (a candy snack made from wheat flour) from her mom.
When the lady requested for Rs 5 from her husband to purchase the snack and pacify the newborn, he allegedly picked up the kid and smashed her head on a door repeatedly, the senior police official from Gondia stated.
The woman’s mom tried to intervene, but couldn’t save the kid.
The child obtained extreme accidents on her head and different physique components and died on the spot, the official stated.
The mom later knowledgeable the police, following which the physique was despatched to a hospital for a forensic examination, he stated.
Based mostly on police criticism filed by the lady, Vivek Uike was arrested and charged for homicide, he stated.
In keeping with the official, the couple bought married in 2018, but the lady later left his dwelling for a few year as he allegedly used to beat her drunk.
In 2019, she returned to his dwelling within the village, he added.
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