MAN GETS LIFE FOR MURDERING HIS 13 MONTH OLD DAUGHTER IN VIRAR

MUMBAI : A  38 year old jobless man has been sentenced to  life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 10,000, by S R Vadali, Additional Sessions Judge,  District Court, Vasai for banging his 13 month old daughter on  the floor, after a quarrel with his wife at her maternal home in late September 2015.

Tushar Mahesh Shoujani (38)  stayed in Manvelpada, Virar and was jobless and as a result,there was frequent fights with his wife on thios issue. As a result, she left his home alongwith their 13 month old daughter, Harsit, and came to stay with her parents. On 29 September, 2015, at around 1800 hours, Shoujani came to meet her and told her to return to his home, but she refused, and again a fight erupted,during which an enraged Tushar picked up his daughter by her legs,and then banged her on the floor, and she was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries,said Kadambini Khandagale, Additional Public Prosecutor,Vasai. The Virar police arrested Tushar for murder after his wife complained,she said.

The Sessions Judge in his order observed that the prosecution had proved all the charges against the accused beyond all reasonable doubts and hence the accused needs to get a maximum sentence for the brutal killing of his own daughter.