A man allegedly killed his six-year-old daughter after she failed to recite numerals from 1 to 13, police said on Tuesday.
According to the police, on Saturday, Raju Kute who hails from Balapur village near Aurangabad, allegedly choked his daughter Bharti to death by stuffing an onion into her mouth. He was arrested on Monday, a police official from Chikalthana police station said.
“Bharti recited numerals from 1 to 12, but stumbled thereafter, which enraged Raju. He was so livid that he took an onion and stuffed it in her throat, following which she choked to death,” police said.
Raju then buried his daughter’s body near a crematorium, police said, adding that the victim’s mother witnessed the crime. He was arrested after she filed a complaint.
A case has been registered against him under IPC sections 302 (murder) and 201 (Causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving false information to screen offender).
Further investigation into the case is underway.