A 16-year-old girl from Bhopal reportedly beat her father to death on Wednesday evening for abusing her mother. The girl beat her 45-year-old father with a bat used commonly in homes to wash clothes and a stick with rings known as lohangi, killing him on the spot.
Reportedly, the girl’s father was an alcoholic who used to abuse and assault her mother. Berasia sub-divisional police officer K K Verma said that her father was unemployed and lived off the earnings of his eldest son, who works as a mason, reported Times of India. As per the report, the family was facing difficulty because of his drinking habit.
On Wednesday evening, her father started to quarrel again when the family was discussing the marriage of the eldest son. The girl then picked up the bat and hit him on his head. After allegedly killing her father, she dialled 100 and confessed to the crime. She also said that she was waiting to be arrested.
Bhopal Police have registered a case and sent the teenage girl to a juvenile shelter. A juvenile shelter helps to enforce protection, rehabilitation, and restoration of juveniles (a person who is below the age of 18 years).
What You Should Know
- A 16-year-old girl from Bhopal reportedly beat her 45-year-old father to death with a washing bat.
- Her father used to get drunk and abuse her mother repeatedly.
- The man was unemployed and lived off the earnings of his eldest son.
- After killing her father, the girl dialed 100 and confessed to the crime.
- The girl was sent to a juvenile shelter.
In 2014, a 14-year-old girl from Bareilly allegedly killed her father after he tried to rape her. The man died on post after his daughter beat him up with a stick. After the incident, the girl called up her mother, who was out of town. Following which she was detained by the police. Read more about the incident here.
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Sagrika Giri is an intern with SheThePeople.TV.