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�Superstitious� woman kills minor granddaughter


DULIAJAN, May 7 - In a grim incident held at Sasoni Mouza under Naharkatia constituency this morning, a woman took the life of her one and half-year-old granddaughter because of her alleged superstitious beliefs.

According to information, the woman identified as Bulu Saikia threw her granddaughter into a well situated at the backside of their residence. The old lady executed her plan when her husband Nayan Kumar Saikia was busy in his shop. At the time of the murder, mother of the child, Anjumoni Saikia, had gone to the bathroom. On the other hand, the child�s father Hiron Kumar Saikia had gone outside for some works.

After the incident, Bulu Saikia surrendered at the Naharkatia Police Station.

The mother of the child alleged that her mother-in-law committed the act in a cold-blooded manner.

Local people stated that the murder was committed by Bulu Saikia because of her superstitious beliefs. The murderer regarded her granddaughter unlucky.

Later, the Naharkatia Police registered a case and sent the killer to Dibrugarh jail.

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