A 3-year-old child was allegedly beaten to death by her mother’s 33-year-old partner in Pune’s Ambegaon. Police stated the accused had a strong aversion to the child since she was born to the woman from her relationship with another man.
Pune: Police arrested a 33-year-old man in Pune’s Ambegaon area for allegedly killing his 3-year-old stepdaughter on Saturday night. The police said that the incident took place on Saturday night at Ambegaon. Jitendra Patil was enraged after he found out that his wife, who is a resident of Ambegaon, was having an affair. He allegedly killed their 3-year-old stepdaughter with a knife.
Police said that the man slapped and assaulted the 3-year-old multiple times during the two days of physical abuse. The incident happened between April 13 and 15 and the girl died on Saturday night right after the accused banged her head against the wall several times.
ARRESTED ON CHILD’S MURDER
“Doctors from a nearby hospital alerted police where the child was rushed for treatment.”Police said.
The girl’s mother lodged a complaint at Bharati Vidyapeeth police station after the incident following which the accused, a driver, was arrested.
According to the PTI, the incident took place after the accused Jitendra Patil got infuriated realizing that the child was born out of a past affair with his wife. He was arrested on the direct complaint of the child’s mother.