The grandma of an infant kid suffocated the kid soon after being conceived “to forestall family disgrace,” as per archives documented Thursday in Kern County Superior Court.
TUESDAY: BPD investigating possible homicide in Southwest Bakersfield.
Here is a picture 23ABC obtained from a neighbor showing what appears to be BPD detectives searching through a large stone planter in the backyard of the home. https://t.co/qC0loFA26R pic.twitter.com/tsSArQiuT4
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Beant Kaur Dhillon,43, discovered her 15-year-old little girl in a restroom inside their home in November, after the high schooler just conceived an offspring, as per reports.
In the wake of murdering the youngster, Dhillon gave the small body to her significant other, Jagsir Singh, 47, who set the remaining parts in a plastic sack, reports said.
The body was then given to Dhillon’s nephew, Bakhshinderpal Singh Mann, 33, to cover in the back yard, reports said. The Bakersfield Police Department on Thursday requested the open’s assistance in finding Mann, who stays on the loose.
The wrongdoing became visible when the new mother, presently 16, revealed it to somebody police depicted as “an outsider,” who detailed it to law authorization.
Police reports state neither of her folks have ever looked for restorative guide for the youthful mother after the home birth. That, police say, may have prompted genuine wounds to the adolescent.
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Police went to the family home at 5205 Shining Crag Ave. Tuesday.
Specialists state they uncovered the infant’s body from a grower in the home’s back yard.
Mona Gill, co-founder of the Bakersfield Sikh Women’s Association told The SpringfieldNews Sun:
Mona Gill, co-founder of the Bakersfield Sikh Women’s Association, told the Californian the slaying should be a “wake-up call” to the Sikh community, where teen pregnancy is taboo. “The family is a central pillar in the Punjabi community,” Gill told the newspaper.
“A traditional family unit is expected. That probably puts a lot of pressure on a young woman. Teen pregnancy isn’t something we see commonly.”
That needs to change in light of the recent tragedy, she said. “This is not something we can overlook,” Gill said. “We have to make sure we address this.”Gill’s organization posted a message on Facebook Thursday that offered resources to teens in the community who need help. It listed contact information for the California Youth Crisis Hotline and the Kern County Mental Health Crisis Line.
Sikh women’s organization responded to the horrible murder: