Bareilly: A man, desperate for a son, allegedly threw his 18-month daughter from the terrace of his home in an Uttar Pradesh village after his wife gave birth to another girl.
Father throws infant daughter from roof after wife gives birth to another girl(Representational Image)
The toddler, Kavya, was seriously injured after the incident in Pardhauli village, under CB Ganj police station area on Thursday and has been admitted to hospital.
Villagers said that there was tension in the house since Arvind's wife gave birth to their second daughter five days ago.
On Thursday, an inebriated Arvind took his daughter to the terrace and threw her off.
SP (City) Abhimanyu Singh said the police inspector in-charge of the area filed an attempt to murder case after the family did not turn up for it.