In a shameless incident, a man in a Chhattisgarh town bury his two-month old child alive to avenge refusal of sex by his wife, police said on Tuesday.
The shocking incident happened at Beldapara on the outskirt of district headquarter town of Durg nearly 70 km from Raipur.
The incident took place on the intervening night of December 27-28 but came to light on Monday when when the victim’s mother, Seema Gond (19), filled FIR in the local police station.
“Seema’s husband Rakesh Gond (20) came home drunk at around 1.30 in morning of Monday and demand sex from his wife, who was then breast feeding the baby. Rakesh got infuriated when Seema refused to oblige him and snatched the toddler from her.
He carried the baby outside and buried him alive at a place close to his home”, Durg city superintendent of police A.N. Upadhyaya told Deccan Chronicle.
According to the FIR, later Rakesh took his wife to the spot where he had buried the infant. Seema reported the incident to the police almost 12 hours later. “Body of the kid has been recovered and sent for postmortem. The accused has been absconding”, Mr Upadhyaya said.