In Gaggon village of Chamkaur Sahib in Punjab, a man hacked his daughter to death with a sickle when she returned late from school. Ahead of the International Womens’ Day on 8th March, this shameful incident took place on Friday 4th March. The girl Mehakdeep Kaur’s father Balwinder Singh surrendered before the cops and the weapon used in the murder is already recovered.
On Friday Mahekdeep, a student of 11th standard, left the school with her friends and went to some place. Later she reached her uncle’s house where her father picked her up. When asked where she was after school, Mahekdeep could not give a satisfactory response. On the way back, his father hacked her with a sickle near a park. She was taken to the Chamkaur Sahib Civil Hospital and later transferred to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. She fell to her death on Saturday, 5th March. Balwant Singh has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days.