Phone-addicted girl strangled by step-father in Musheerabad
A 17-year-old girl died while being treated after she was strangled by her step-father, enraged by her mobile phone addiction
HYDERABAD: A 17-year-old girl died while being treated after she was strangled by her step-father, enraged by her mobile phone addiction in Hyderabad on Sunday. The shocking incident occurred in Bakaram in the Musheerabad police station limits on Sunday morning.
The victim was identified as Yasmin Unnisa. Her step-father, Mohammed Taufiq alias Sadiq, resorted to the extreme act against the girl for not obeying his orders to keep away from her mobile phone.
According to reports, Mohammad Taufiq, living in Musheerabad, is married to Yasmin's mother. He has been frequently warning his step-daughter against excessive calling on her mobile phone besides being addicted to the device. Despite him reprimanding her several times, she did not give up her habit. Late on Saturday night, Taufiq lost his cool and strangled Yasmin in a fit of rage. The teenager was immediately shifted to Gandhi Hospital.
She died at the hospital while receiving treatment in the early hours of Sunday. Sadiq later turned up at Musheerabad Police Station at around 6:10 am and surrendered himself.