Updated: March 4, 2021 12:22:01 pm
A 45-year-old man allegedly beheaded his teenage daughter in Hardoi after he found her with a youth in “an objectionable” position, said police. The incident took place within the Majhila police station limits.
The man was spotted walking with the severed head in his hand towards the police station. A video of him with the head and flashing the victory sign has gone viral on social media.
In the purported video, Sarvesh Kumar says he beheaded his daughter with a sharp tool as he was unhappy with her relationship with a man.
“This is my daughter’s head. I cut her off. I couldn’t find anything, else I would have killed both of them. I saw her. I have done it with a sharp tool… Her body is lying in the room,” he is heard saying in the clip.
A policeman then reached the spot and asked him to put the head down and sit by the road.
“A person named Sarvesh killed his daughter and was spotted carrying her severed head on the road. We intercepted him after we got information about it and he has been taken into police custody… A photograph of a policeman showing him carrying her head inappropriately has come to our notice. The policeman has been suspended,” said Hardoi Additional SP Kapil Deo Singh.
A senior police officer said the body of the girl has been sent for the post-mortem examination and further action is being taken. “The accused is being interrogated, and we will soon present him before a magistrate,” said the officer.
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