Sunday, June 10, 2018

India: Man murders 4 year old daughter so as to obtain Allah's blessings during Ramadan.

(Piparcity) Nawab Ali Quereshi sacrificed’ his 4-year-old daughter in the month of Ramadan in a case of human sacrifice in Pipar city, a municipality in Jodhpur district, on Saturday. Quereshi is believed to have confessed to slitting his daughter’s throat after reciting holy verses, Jodhpur Rural Superintendent of Police Rajan Dushyant said on Sunday.

The 26-year-old took his daughter Rizwana to buy her candy on Friday. While his family slept on the terrace of their home, he took his daughter to a room on the ground floor, recited prayers and then slit her throat and returned to the terrace to sleep, 

His wife went looking for her missing daughter, and found her lying motionless on the ground floor. She was taken to a hospital, which declared her "dead”. Quereshi initially tried to convince his family that a cat may have killed her, but then confessed to his crime after he was arrested on his wife’s complaint.

Ramadan death toll stands at 1387