Couple arrested for trying to bury their baby girl alive

May 10, 2012, 16:09 IST | Agencies

The parents of a 2-month-old baby girl have been arrested for allegedly trying to bury her alive in a town in Uttar Pradesh.


The incident, which happened in a town in the state of Uttar Pradesh, has once again highlighted the fact that crimes committed against the girl child is on the rise in our country. 
According to a news report, one of the caretakers at a burial ground heard a baby cry and sensing something is suspicious, he alerted the police. The cops reached the spot and arrested the parents just as they were about to bury the infant girl child.
On being questioned, the child's father reportedly said that he had been advised by a spiritual godman to bury the baby, which would help protect his other children from illnesses.

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