A father of six daughters allegedly ripped open the stomach of his pregnant wife on Saturday to find out if she was going to deliver a son this time around.
The horrible incident was reported in India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh.
The woman was rushed to the hospital n a serious condition, alleged that Pannalal wanted a son and committed the crime to know if it was male or female foetus. She is said to be six months preganant.
35-year-old, Pannalal with a sharp-edged weapon injured his wife seriously, police official Pravin Singh Chauhan said.
Police launched investigation into the incident and detained Pannalal.