In a shocking incident, a man ripped open his pregnant wife’s stomach to find out whether the foetus was male or female. The incident occurred in Nekpur locality under the Civil Lines police station area in Bareilly. The man named Pannalal, who has five daughters, ripped open his 35 year old wife’ stomach with a sharp-edged weapon injuring her seriously said SP (City) Pravin Singh Chauhan.
The woman who is in a serious condition, was rushed to the district hospital by her local people after which she was referred to the Bareilly hospital. The man meanwhile has been arrested.
The woman’s relatives say the man had committed the crime to find out whether the foetus was a male or female, since he already had five daughters. The woman was six to seven months pregnant.