Father Kills Newborn Son in Madhya Pradesh After Expressing Desire for a Daughter

In a tragic incident reported from the state of Madhya Pradesh, India, a father, driven by the desire for a daughter, murdered his newborn son. According to Indian media, the incident unfolded in the region of Madhya Pradesh, where a disappointed father took the life of his infant son due to the child being a boy.

The police provided details of the incident, revealing that the perpetrator, identified as Anil Yuki, already had two sons and was hopeful for a daughter. Allegedly under the influence of intoxicants at the time of the incident, Anil physically assaulted his wife when he discovered the newborn was a boy. The assailant reportedly snatched the 12-day-old infant from his wife and, in a state of intoxication, strangled the newborn to death.

This heart-wrenching incident came to light when the police, responding to the information, arrested Anil. The police found visible signs of strangulation on the newborn’s neck. Anil was taken into custody, and the lifeless body of the newborn was handed over to authorities, initiating legal proceedings against the father.

During the investigation, Anil admitted to his crime, expressing his disappointment at having a third son. The incident sheds light on the societal pressures and skewed preferences that sometimes lead to extreme and tragic outcomes, underscoring the need for awareness and a shift in mindset regarding gender expectations.