- Badaun incident in Uttar Pradesh
- Wife seriously injured
- Police arrested the accused
In Budaun, Uttar Pradesh, a father of five daughters allegedly cut off the belly of his pregnant wife on Saturday evening to know whether she would give birth to a boy this time. Superintendent of Police (City) Praveen Singh Chauhan said that the incident took place in Nekpur area under Civil Lines Police Station area. A man named Pannalal cut off the stomach of his wife (about 35 years) with a sharp weapon, seriously injuring her.
Chauhan said that an FIR has been registered in this case and Pannalal has been arrested. He said that efforts are being made to find out what was the reason for committing this crime. The woman was taken to Bareilly Hospital in critical condition.
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The woman's parents have alleged that Pannalal wanted a son and cut off the stomach of his wife to find out whether she had a boy or a girl in her womb. Locals immediately took the woman to the district hospital, from where she was taken to Bareilly hospital in critical condition. Police said that it is being told that the woman is six to seven months pregnant.
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