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Drunkard kills infant daughter in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A man was arrested after he, under the influence of liquor, allegedly attacked his infant daughter with a hammer, causing her death late on Tuesday at Manipur region of Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh.

The one-and-a-half year old girl wanted him to carry her on his lap after he was back home from work and this enraged the man. Police said that 25-year-old Suraj Sahu is a habitual drunkard and returned home in an inebriated condition.

The incident took place when the little girl was sitting with her grandmother on the roof top, where construction work was going on.

Sahu came home after work and to check the ongoing construction work, he went to terrace. But before he could monitor the work, his daughter came running towards him, miffed with distraction, he took the hammer lying on floor and hit on the girl’s head in front of labourers.

Leaving his daughter in a pool of blood Sahu rushed back and locked himself in the room. Bleeding profusely, the girl was rushed to hospital by the labourers and the grandmother where she succumbed to her injuries.

While the girl’s mother went in shock and was unable to react to the situation, Sahu started acting like insane and abnormal to mislead police, after arrest.

Police said that Sahu had earlier also went violent when he had hurt himself too.