TDN World Desk: Violence in domestic sphere in India is an often phenomenon. so is disliking for girl child. A man in a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda district has thrown his 40-year-old wife out of home for giving birth to another girl.
A case was registered against the husband and his elder brother under various sections of the Indian Penal Code police said on Tuesday.
“The matter pertains to Korrahi village under Bisanda police station area,”Banda Superintendent of Police Ganesh Prasad Saha was quoted by NDTV as saying.
Reportedly, the victim,Shahjahan, accompanied by her six daughters, met the SP at his office on Monday alleging that her husband Lukman had driven out her from the house for giving birth to only girls.
The youngest daughter is about two-years-old while the eldest is in the age group of 14-15, SP Saha said.
The woman also accused her husband and brother-in-law of injuring her with a knife, the SP said.
Shahjahan also complained to the police that her husband was trying to divorce and marry another woman.
SP Saha said, “Police officials have been directed to immediately arrest the accused.”