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Female infanticide: Mother booked for killing her two-year-old daughter

The family filed a case alleging that the child had gone missing.

Updated:October 27, 2014, 10:09 AM IST
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Female infanticide: Mother booked for killing her two-year-old daughter
The family filed a case alleging that the child had gone missing.

Udaipur: An incident of alleged female infanticide has been reported from Rajasthan's Udaipur district. The mother of three girls allegedly killed her two-year-old daughter in Sakroda village.

The woman named Rekha Kanwar was reportedly under pressure to give birth to a boy after three daughters. On being verbally tormented by relatives and fearing a fourth girl child Rekha threw her youngest daughter in a well on October 17.

The family filed a case alleging that the child had gone missing.

After the investigation, police accused the child's mother of the crime. Police also said that the accused has confessed to the crime. A case has been registered against Rekha.

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