Maria Shahid, Killed Nephew, Because He was “More Cute” and Adored than her Child

An infant was killed by his aunt in Gujrat because he was ‘cuter’ and was adored by everyone in the family than her own children.

Maria Shahid, Killed Nephew, Because He was "More Cute" and Adored than her Child

Maria Shahid, Killed Nephew, Because He was “More Cute” and Adored than her Child

Incident happened in Gujrat, Pakistan, the aunt, Maria Shahid, killed her 17-month-old boy nephew because she believed that Salman was loved by all the family members and her children were not.

Salman disappeared from his grandfather’s home on December 29, and his body was found in a street nearby on December 31.

Gujrat Police started investigation, and interrogated family members and people of the area. The woman, who is the wife of the victim’s maternal uncle, also confessed to the crime.

Maria Shahid is a graduate told, when Salman was born, he was adored by everyone in the family. Months after his birth, my own child was born but no one loved him, so I strangulated Salman out of jealousy

Maria told police, “he was sleeping when I strangled him to death, took his body to



upstairs and later abandoned it outside home. I was mentally upset and I wasn’t thinking properly.”

Gujrat DPO said that the police interrogated family servants and the area residents, but the evidence pointed fingers at someone in the family.

“When Salman was born, he was adored by everyone in the family. Months after his birth, my own child was born but no one loved him, so I strangulated Salman out of jealousy,” police quoted the suspect as saying.

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