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A man allegedly killed his 19-year-old daughter after he got suspicious about her ‘character.’ Initially, he started objecting to her use of a mobile phone and later he killed her. The incident took place in Chhattisgarh’s Mahasamund district, police said on Sunday. The accused has been identified as 42-year-old Santosh Diwan. He has been detained.
The police launched an investigation after registering a case of murder.
During the probe, one Chovaram, believed to be a close friend of the deceased, revealed to police that the victim’s father doubted her character and was against her use of the mobile phone.
According to Chovaram, the accused used to reprimand his daughter whenever she stepped outside her home. During questioning, the accused initially tried to mislead the police, but later broke down and admitted to have bludgeoned his daughter to death.
During questioning, the accused initially tried to mislead the police, but later broke down. He admitted to have killed his daughter to death with a stone, Shukla said.
The accused’s younger sister had earlier married a man from a different caste.
On January 31, when Sulochana Diwan reached home late in the night, the accused asked her the reason for the delay but she did not reply. Both had an argument after which the victim went outside the house and her father followed her, he said.
The accused caught hold of the victim near Muda nullah. Then he allegedly hit with a stone on her head multiple times. This led to her death. The accused has been booked.