An aunt allegedly murdered her two-year-old nephew by locking him in a cupboard in the Indian state of West Bengal’s on Friday.
The incident happened in Birbhum district. Following an altercation with the child’s mother. The aunt, Tajmira Bibi, had an altercation with the child’s mother, Shampa Bibi.
On Friday afternoon the child suddenly went missing while playing.
Police investigating the case told the Hindustan Times that the “child’s body was later found from Tajmira’s cupboard almost six hours later when police started their investigation.”
The aunt was arrested by the police.
Tajmira had slapped the boy after he fought with her son and the child immediately fell unconscious, after which she locked him up in the cupboard.