In India, a 4-year-old Muslim girl was beaten to death by her own father because she didn’t fix her hijab after it slipped off her head during a meal.
Hindustan Times (h/t DLA) The incident allegedly happened on Friday noon when the little girl Farheen was having lunch with her mother. The accused Jafar Hussain (photo above) picked her up and threw her to the ground repeatedly after she did not notice that her hijab had slipped off her head, police said.
The FIR filed by the girl’s mother said this happened in front of the whole family and that when she tried to stop him , he beat her up. After the girl died he asked his wife to bury her inside the house, but she refused. “Police have arrested the father for killing his daughter.
Neighbours described Hussain, who lives with his wife Naeem and their four children, as a “mentally unstable man” and a staunch religious follower who shunned all contacts even with his relatives. The eldest child is a 5-year- old boy, the youngest was ten months old.