MULTAN:- The police arrested a man from the city’s Basti Malook area for drowning her disabled daughter in a canal on Monday. According to police, Riaz, a father of four, said that after his wife passed away six months ago, it had become difficult for him to take care of her visually-impaired and physically challenged daughter. Therefore he pushed his daughter into a local canal due to which she died. Police quoted accused Riaz’s statement in the FIR, registered on the girl’s paternal grandfather.–INP

Recently, a number of cases of parents killing their children because of poverty or domestic disputes have been reported in country.