Jodhpur man ‘sacrifices’ daughter to please God: In Jodhpur, Rajasthan, on Saturday, A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing his four-year-old daughter in order to please the Almighty.
With this ‘sacrificial offering’ during Ramzan, on early Friday, the child was found with her throat slit.
Nawab Ali Qureshi, The accused, confessed his crime during interrogation, claiming that he wanted to please the almighty by ‘sacrificing’ his beloved daughter Rizwana, the police stated.
On Thursday afternoon, Qureshi — an inhabitant of the Silawaton Ka Mohalla — took Rizwana to the market, where they buy a plenty of goodies, and told her he loved her very much.
“At night, while the family slept on the terrace, he took Rizwana to a room on the ground floor, recited holy verses & slit her throat. Then he went back to sleep,” said SP, Rajan Dushyant, (Jodhpur Rural).
House was latched from inside
“Around 5 am, Qureshi’s wife woke up to find Rizwana missing. She searched the house and found her daughter lying dead in the ground floor room. The child was rushed to the hospital which declared her brought dead,” Dushyant said.
“Qureshi, who runs a meat shop, initially tried to convince his kin that a cat may have killed Rizwana, but his wife filed a murder complaint against an unidentified person,” the SP added further.
Post a preliminary investigation, the state police found that the house was latched from inside and there were no signs of an interloper entering it.
AS per the dog squad and Forensic expert’s reports, were also summoned to examine the spot and Qureshi was summoned for questioning. He admitted and accepted to his crime during interrogation also.