Odisha man arrested for throwing 13-day-old daughter into well

Angul: Odisha police today arrested a man for allegedly killing his 13-day-old daughter by throwing her into well.

The baby girl of Dushasan Sahu went missing on July 6, following which it was suspected that the infant was dragged and mauled by a stray dog.

A day after, the body of the baby was recovered from a well near the house. While probing into the incident, police interrogated Sahu, during which he confessed that he threw the infant into the well leading to her death.

The accused’s wife had previously given birth to a daughter. After the birth of another baby girl, Sahu took the extreme step, police said.

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