Woman brutally beaten up for giving birth to a girl

Dhaka,  Tue,  26 September 2017
Published : 15 Jul 2017, 17:40:17

Woman brutally beaten up for giving birth to a girl

A woman in was brutally beaten up in the city of Patiala in southeastern Punjab, India.

The reason? For giving birth to a girl.

The Times of India posted a video of the incident.

The Financial Express reported that it was her in-laws who did the inhuman act. Aside from the birth, dowry was also an issue that led to the incident.

The Express cited news agency ANI, which had earlier posted the video on its Twitter handle.

Police are currently looking into the case and have filed a lawsuit against three people for threatening to kill the victim, Meena Kashyap, who was married to Daljeet Singh.

Towards the end of the video, the Kashyap is seen apparently in a healthcare facility.

Singh has also been arrested, according to the video.

(compiled by Rafiqul Islam)

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