Police to file case against father in Afreen death case
"A murder case under Section 302 of Criminal Procedure Code will be filed against Afreen`s father Umar Farooq after recording a statement from his wife Reshma," they said.
The child died at Vani Vilas hospital today at 11:10 AM following a cardiac arrest.
Police said Farooq, who is in judicial custody, had confessed to having tried to kill his daughter as he did not want a girl. He was arrested on April 8 on a complaint by Afreen`s mother Reshma.
Afreen was admitted to the paediatric intensive care in the hospital on April 7. She had cigarette burns on her head and a dislocated neck.