Man kills 2-year-old daughter

Man kills 2-year-old daughter

Asha, a resident of Kavadi in Udupi taluk, had married one Raaghu of Mudugopadi about four years back, but she left him and returned to her native place. Later she fell in love with Raghu Poojary of Karkada (the accused).

According to police, the accused had illegitimate relationship with Asha.

The accused said to have promised the woman of marrying her, and she had a girl child from him. He was also forcing her to get aborted but she used to refuse his demand, police said.
It was in March  last, Raghu Poojary approached Asha and took the child away.

Raghu was missing for two months and Asha filed a complaint with Kota police.
The police arrested Raghu when he was working at a construction site near Indrali railway station.

In his confession before Kota SI Mahesh Prasad, the accused stated that he had killed the child by strangling her and later burnt the body.  
A case has been registered  in this regard.

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