Bareilly: The police said on Sunday that in a gruesome incident, a man with the help of his second wife allegedly killed his seven-year-old daughter and buried her in his house in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly.
Speaking to media, KK Verma, senior police official of Izzatnagar police station, said that Ravi Babu, a resident of Aalok Nagar, had married Ritu after the death of his first wife almost two years ago.
Furtherly Mr Verma said that “On Thursday, they killed Kajal (7) and buried her in the house. When police reached the house after being informed by their neighbours, the husband-wife duo said their pet had died. However, some children informed police that Kajal had died.”
On Friday, the girl’s cousin Suraj lodged a police complaint alleging that his sister has been murdered.
In addition to this, police said that on Sunday, following orders by the district magistrate, the body of the girl was exhumed, adding that Kajal’s elder sister is still missing.
Ravi and his wife have been detained and the matter is being investigated, the police added.