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Mother admits to drowning baby in Karachi sea

A resident of Golimara area of the city, Shakila Rashid said she also wanted to die after killing her daughter.

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Shakila Rashid, a 28-year old woman from Karachi, has admitted killing her two and half year old daughter by drowning her in sea, a day after committing the crime.

According to Geo News, Shakila Rashid said she decided to kill her daughter after being abandoned by her husband who works at a private hospital.

She said she had nowhere to go after her father also refused to accommodate her.


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Police have registered a case against Shakila Rashid-Photo Geo.

tvIn a video posted on social media, the 28-year old tells she came out the water five minutes after drowing the child.

Police found body of a 2 and half year old girl near Do Darya at Karachi beach.

The incident took place on Monday near Farhan Shaheed Park.

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The police arrested the mother after being informed by citizens and were due to present her before the court.

Posted on February 6, 2019

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