Policemen in a police station in Rajasthan state have shot dead a man after he asked the woman, “Why did you not give birth to me?” to which she replied, “Because you are a woman.”
The victim was identified as S.R. from Haryana state.
Police have said the man, identified as an officer from the police station, was acting aggressively when he confronted the woman.
The incident took place at a public health hospital in the village of Srikathi in Rajasarh district on Saturday.
The woman was taken to hospital after the incident and is in critical condition.
Police said they arrested the man for assault and he was produced in court on Monday.