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UP: Woman chops off nephew’s genitals, arrested

According to police sources, the accused was frustrated over being childless. She had lost her daughter in the past. A case has been registered against her under Section 307 of Indian Penal Code.

lucknow Updated: May 17, 2016 13:24 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Agra
A woman was arrested and sent to jail for allegedly chopping off the genitals of her minor nephew.
A woman was arrested and sent to jail for allegedly chopping off the genitals of her minor nephew. (Representative Photo)

A woman was arrested and sent to jail for allegedly chopping off the genitals of her minor nephew.

According to police sources, the accused was frustrated over being childless. She had lost her daughter in the past. A case has been registered against her under Section 307 of Indian Penal Code.

The injured child is undergoing treatment at a private hospital and is reported to be out of danger.

“The incident took place in Nagla Deen locality under Tajganj police station on Monday. At about 10.30am, two-and-a-half year old Kartik entered his aunt Poonam’s room. Later, it was found that Poonam had chopped off his penis,” said Arun Kumar, in-charge of Tajganj police station.

The child’s father Raees Kushwaha lodged the complaint following which Poonam was arrested.

“The accused was presented in court and then sent to jail,’ said Arun Kumar.

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