In resemblance of sacrificing a goat on Bakrid, a man slit throat of his four-year-old daughter to to please Allah during Ramzan.
Nawab Ali Quershi (26) took his little daughter Rizwana to their verandah and made her sit in his lap. He then read verses from Quran before slitting her throat.
The incident happened in Pipad City in Jodhpur district, Rajasthan.
Quershi has been arrested after he admitted to the murder committed on Thursday morning.
THE GRUESOME MURDER
According to the police, Qureshi sacrificed his daughter, eldest of the two, as she was very dear to him and fit the best to please Allah.
A report said that Qureshi had brought Rizwana from her grandmother’s place during the day and brought sweets for Rizwana, the same way goats are well fed before sacrifice on Eid.
However, cops are still looking into any other motive behind the gruesome murder.
It was Rizwana’s mother Shabana who started looking for her little girl when she found her missing for a while.
When Shabana rushed out, she saw her lifeless in a pool of blood. She and her husband took the girl to the hospital where she was declared brought dead.
A medical board confirmed that her throat was slit.
According to the police, Qureshi reportedly said that being a namazi, he had sacrificed his daughter by slitting her throat with a knife.
He also said that now he is in a state of shock and feels as if Satan had overtaken him when he murdered his daughter. If he were to be believed, the devil got it done and not him.