A young teenage girl lost her life in hands of her own father for returning school late.A man was arrested in Punjab’s Ropar on Sunday for allegedly hacking his teenage minor daughter to death, police said.
The victim, Mehakdeep Kaur, was attacked with a sickle by her father on Friday evening as She was rushed to the hospital in Chamkaur Sahib town and later referred to the PGIMER in Chandigarh where she succumbed to her injuries on Saturday.It shocked everyone when they came to know of her father, Balwinder Singh, gave up himself before the Chamkaur Sahib police in Ropar district, 50 km from there and said he was the one who attacked his daughter out of anger.
According to police, the girl,studying class of 11, went away with her friend after school and later went to her uncle’s house. Her father, who came to pick her up, was not satisfied with her reply for coming late and attacked her on the way from Chamkaur Sahib to their village Gaggon. The father was initially booked for attempt to murder which was later converted to murder after the victim passed away.