Man loses job, goes on to kill own child

A 6 yr old got killed allegedly at the hands of his father after latter found himself unable to cope with financial challenges.

The accused man is said to be well into his forties and a resident of Delhi’s Rohini.

Police said that the accused used to work as a salesman for a dairy product distributor.

He had recently lost his job, said police, and had earlier lost his wife to cancer.

Police said that it was on Saturday morning that the man rushed to his landlord and told him that he had killed his son since he was unable to meet the expenses.

The landlord informed police who found the child’s body in the room and arrested the father.

In custody, the man told police that he was being unable to take care of his son’s needs due to financial crunch.

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