In a determined try and conceive a baby, a lady killed her neighbour’s three-year-old son on the recommendation of an occultist, stuffed his physique in a plastic bag and dumped it on the roof of a constructing in northwest Delhi’s Rohini, the police mentioned on Sunday.
The 25-year-old lady, who has been arrested, instructed police that she was below loads of strain to conceive a baby and was being taunted by her in-laws and relations which led her to strategy an occultist who steered her to sacrifice a baby to please the gods, they mentioned.
She then killed her neighbour’s son and stuffed his physique within the plastic bag, the police mentioned.
Neelam Gupta instructed the police that she obtained married in 2013 however couldn’t bear a baby regardless of consulting medical doctors. So she went to an occultist 4 years again at her native village in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi who steered that she ought to sacrifice a baby if she wished to conceive, a senior police officer mentioned.
The matter got here to mild on Saturday after the lacking boy’s mother and father approached the police with a criticism following which a radical search was carried out by the police to hint the kid, the officer mentioned.
Through the search operation, one of many workers observed a bag on the roof of the adjoining home. When it was opened, the physique of the lacking little one with harm marks on his neck was recovered. Prima facie commentary revealed that the boy was strangled, the senior police officer mentioned.
Based mostly on the assertion of the kid’s father, a case of homicide was registered. Through the course of the investigation, members of the family, relations and neighbours had been questioned and it was discovered that the kid was final seen with one in all their neighbours, he mentioned.
When questioned, Neelam initially tried to mislead the police however later confessed that she had killed the boy when he was enjoying alone on the roof, he added.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) Pranav Tayal mentioned, “Throughout interrogation, the girl mentioned she was below loads of strain to conceive and was taunted by her in-laws and society. So, she approached an occultist in Hardoi 4 years again who steered her to sacrifice a baby if she wished to conceive.”
“In sheer desperation to have a baby of her personal, she determined to kill her neighbour’s son to make the almighty pleased. As per the plan, on Saturday, when she discovered the kid enjoying alone on the roof of the constructing, she went and killed him,” he mentioned.
The lady is a homemaker and her husband is a vegetable vendor, the police mentioned.
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