Bengal Man Tries To Kill Wife For Giving Birth To Baby Girl: Police

The 28-year-old woman was married to the accused for 10 years, he said.

Bengal Man Tries To Kill Wife For Giving Birth To Baby Girl: Police

The couple has three daughters, police said (Representational)

Malda:

A man was arrested in West Bengal's Malda district on Sunday for trying to kill his wife for giving birth to a baby girl, police said.

The incident happened in the English Bazar police station area of the district on Saturday night, they said, adding that the woman was admitted to Malda Medical College and Hospital with a head injury.

The 28-year-old woman was married to the accused for 10 years, he said.

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The couple has three daughters and the woman gave birth to another girl seven days back, he added.

Following this, the accused, Imran Sheikh, tried to kill his wife on Saturday night.