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
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.