Dad ‘buried 10-year-old daughter alive because she was a girl’

imageA man has been arrested for trying to bury his 10-year-old daughter alive because she was a girl. Police say the shocking incident in Tripura, India, saw Abdul Hussein dig a pit in his back garden while his wife was out, and then put his daughter in the hole with her hands roped together and her mouth taped up.

Her dad is then said to have filled up the pit to chest level, with pictures showing the young girl with her arms and head above the dirt floor.

When Abdul’s wife returned home he put a bamboo basket over their daughter’s head, with the intention of burying her completely later on, NDTV reports.

But his wife began to question where the little girl was, and she was soon discovered by neighbours They are said to have beaten up the dad before calling police.

Abdul was then arrested, and now faces a charge of attempted murder.

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