London, Dec 19 (ANI): A mother in UK has been arrested for brutally killing her four-year-old daughter as an apparent religious offering.
Nusayba Bharuchi's corpse was found stabbed to death in the kitchen with her heart and other organs cut out and strewn around her flat and lying next to her mother, Shayna.
The 35-year-old woman was allegedly chanting verses of the Koran as her daughter's disemboweled corpse lay next to her in the home in Clapton, East London, reports the Daily Mail.
The woman had her MP3 on full blast as she listened to the Muslim holy book.
The mother, who is understood to have two teenage children of 14 and 16, has since been sectioned under the Mental Health Act and is in a secure unit as police continued to guard the third-floor premises on the estate.
The girl's father, Jerome Negney, discovered the gruesome scene when he arrived home to the flat to find his partner clutching a kitchen knife.
The man, believed to be a Muslim convert, dialed 999 and paramedics pronounced the girl dead at the scene.
The Metropolitan Police's Child Abuse Investigation Command is leading the murder iquiry. They are not believed to be looking for anybody else.(ANI)