Girl, 4, died of severe head injuries: Forensic team

A housewife who was charged with torturing and killing her four-year-old step daughter and had claimed not guilty. The stepmother had told the doctors and police that the girl had fallen off a bisycle.

However, according to the forensic report, the little girl succumbed to the horrific injuries sustained in her abdomen and brain. The victim’s brain had injuries had led to its swelling which finally proved fatal.

The trial is on and the forensic expert told the criminal court that there were bruises on the victim’s head which led to internal bleeding and swelling of the brain.

The expert confirmed that the head injuries were caused by a blunt object.