Baripada: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly slit throat of his minor daughter at Gobardhanshola village under Sadar police limits in Mayurbhanj district.
The incident took place around 11:30 pm yesterday. The accused identified as Sania Dehuri was arrested on Wednesday.
According to reports, a verbal fight erupted between Sania and his wife over some issue. The accused lost his cool and slit the throat of his 10-year-old daughter with a sharp weapon locking her in a room.
Hearing screams of the child, the neighbours rushed to the spot and saw the girl lying in a pool of blood and informed the police. However, she died on the spot.
Police have recovered a knife from the murder spot and the accused has been taken into custody.