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Jamia Nagar man kills infant daughter by throwing her into drain; held

A a shocking incident has surfaced in Jamia Nagar in which a man is known to have allegedly thrown his one-and-a-half-year-old daughter in a drain as she was keeping sick and would cry a lot. The child’s body was found from the drain today almost 56 hours she was dumped there.

The man claimed to be inebriated has been arrested, police said. The story goes back to September 19 when police were informed around midnight by Mofida Begum (32) that her husband Rashid (40) had kidnapped their daughter and took her to a secret location.

She told police that how her husband began beating her daughter in front of their three children. It is understood when the woman tried to stop him from doing so, Rashid beat her up and ran away with the infant.

Following the complaint, search operation was launched in the locality to trace the girl. It was during which the accused was traced and he told police he had left the child near a drain.

On sustained interrogation, the man told the right spot where he had thrown the girl. With help from the Delhi Fire Services, NDRF’s (National Disaster Response Force) Quick Response Team divers, the child was found, reported PTI.

The husband and wife duo work as ragpickers and the man, who belongs to Assam, is addicted to alcohol.

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