Father kills 12-year-old daughter by slitting throat, held

KalingaTV News Network

Baripada: In a shocking incident, a man killed his 12-year-old daughter by slitting her throat following a family feud in Gobardhanshol village under Baripada Sadar Police Station in Mayurbhanj district last night.

The accused father identified as Sania Dehury has been arrested by police in the case.

Police said a verbal duel erupted between Sania and his wife at around 11.30 PM in the night over some issue which later escalated into a fight. In a fit of rage the accused first attempted to attack his wife and son with billhook and knife. As they managed to escape, he took his 12-year-old daughter into a room, closed the door and slit her throat.

Though the deceased’s grandfather Dharmu Dehury managed to break the door of the room with a shovel, he failed to save the child.

Baripada Sadar Police reached the spot and seized the body for autopsy after arresting the accused.

While the wife of the accused is missing from her house since the incident police are trying to trace her.

On the other hand, some locals have claimed that the accused is mentally sick who used to create regular disturbances in his house.

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