UP man rips open 7 months pregnant wife’s stomach to check baby’s gender

In a detestable incident, a father of five daughters allegedly ripped open the stomach of his pregnant wife on Saturday evening to find out if she was going to deliver a son this time.

SP (City) Pravin Singh Chauhan said that a man named Pannalal slit the stomach of his wife, aged around 35, with a sharp-edged weapon in the Nekpur locality under the Civil Lines police station area, injuring her seriously.

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He added that an FIR has been lodged and the husband has been arrested, adding that the reasons behind the crime are also being looked into.

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The family of the woman, who was rushed to a Bareilly hospital in a serious condition, alleged that Pannalal wanted a son and committed the crime to know if it was male or female fetus.

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The locals immediately rushed the woman to the district hospital from where she was sent to the Bareilly hospital in a serious condition.

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The police said that the woman is said to be six to seven months pregnant.

-PTC News