Woman’s belief in occult claims daughter’s life

Woman’s belief in occult claims daughter’s life
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A oneyearold girl was allegedly killed by her mother during the treatment of tuberculosis through occult practices in Tajpur village under Kotwali Nanpara Police Station area here, officials said

Bahraich: A one-year-old girl was allegedly killed by her mother during the treatment of tuberculosis through occult practices in Tajpur village under Kotwali Nanpara Police Station area here, officials said.

The locals alerted the police that Gita killed her daughter Shivani by cutting her veins with a blade, Deputy SP Vijay Prakash Singh said on Monday.

Shivani was suffering from TB and was being treated by her mother through occult practices, Singh said, adding that the body was sent for post-mortem which showed that the girl was strangulated.

The woman, who has been arrested, admitted that she cut the veins of the girl and then gagged her for some time for curing her. On the complaint of the father of the deceased, a case was registered against the woman.

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