MOGA POLICE have arrested a pregnant woman for allegedly murdering her three-year-old stepson in Lande village.
Police had initially registered inquest proceedings underneath part 174 of CrPC after Abhijot Singh (3), had died underneath mysterious circumstances on June 17.
Nonetheless, the kid’s paternal grandfather Resham Singh, who lives in a separate home, had claimed that his daughter-in-law (his son’s second spouse) used to dislike the kid and beat him typically. After the grandfather’s assertion and protests by native residents, police despatched the physique for post-mortem and registered an FIR in opposition to Amarjit Kaur, the second spouse of the kid’s father, Sukhdev Singh.
Resham Singh in his assertion informed police that after the dying of Abhijot’s mom almost two years in the past, Sukhdev married Amarjit Kaur, who’s now eight months pregnant. He additionally claimed that Amarjit used to beat Abhijot every day, and that the boy was sick.
On June 17, Resham mentioned, a neighbour knowledgeable him that Abhijot’s situation was very dangerous, however by the point he reached his son’s home, the kid had already died.
Resham alleged that one possible cause for Amarjit disliking the kid was that he was planning to switch his home (wherein the accused lived) within the identify of Abhijot.
An FIR was registered in opposition to Amarjit Kaur underneath the part 302 (murder) of IPC at Smalsar police station.
Inspector Iqbal Singh, SHO, Smalsar police station, mentioned that the woman was arrested and through her interrogation, confessed to slapping the kid a number of occasions after which he “banged right into a wall”: “We’re investigating the case. The kid used to maintain unwell and generally he would defecate/urinate on the mattress which used to annoy the woman. The property angle being claimed by grandfather remains to be underneath probe. Post-mortem report is awaited. The woman has been arrested. Her husband wasn’t at residence when the incident occurred on June 17. He’s a each day wager.”