Baripada: A father turned monster out of anger following a family feud and killed his own daughter at Govardhansola under Sadar police station here in Mayurbhanj district today.
The accused father identified as Sonia Dehury has been arrested.
Sonia had a quarrel with his wife last night. An exchange of heated arguments also ensued between them. His anger went up to so high that he tied the hands and legs of his 10-year-old daughter inside the room and beat her up severely. Later, he slit her throat with a sharp weapon after locking up the door from inside.
Hearing screaming of the girl, neighbours rushed to the spot and rescued the girl before informing the police. The minor girl succumbed to her injuries while police arrived at the spot.
Sonia later tried to escape police. He also tried to attack police with bow and arrow. Police managed to arrest him and started investigation.
The exact reason of his crime has not yet been known.