Woman stabs six-yr-old son to death in Bathinda, Punjab
A woman allegedly stabbed her six-year-old son to death while giving him a bath at their residence here on Sunday.
The victim, Harkirat Singh, was a student of Class I, the family said.
Rajveer Kaur, the accused was immediately arrested by the police and the murder weapon was seized from the spot. Her husband, Parminder Singh, and his family were present in the house when the incident took place.
“We are clueless as to how it happened. We did hear Harkirat’s cries from the washroom, but we thought that he might not be willing to take a bath. Later, he fell silent. Rajveer was a doting mother. She was particular in giving Harkirat medicines on time, as he suffered from an allergy,” he told the police.
The statement of the deceased’s family member were recorded that help the police arrest the mother.
“She had a good reputation in the locality. During initial interrogation, she stated that she herself didn’t know why she killed her son,” said Civil Lines SHO Rachhpal Singh.
A case under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against the mother.