ACHHAM: Megharaj Tiwari (38) of Siddheshwor VDC-1, Sanphebagar of Achham district on Wednesday night stoned his four-year-old daughter to death.
“Megharaj Tiwari killed his four-year-old daughter Saraswati Tiwari with a stone while she was sleeping in the house last night,” said Area Police Office, Sanphebagar.
According to police, victim Saraswati Tiwari, who was rushed to a nearby clinic by her father after injuring her with the stone, breathed her last while undergoing treatment. Police has taken Tiwari under control immediately after the incident.
Tiwari was sleeping with his son and daughter in one room while his wife was sleeping in the other room following a brief quarrel between them during the day, informed SI Tej Singh Pela.
Tiwari admitted that he has killed his daughter himself. He had also smashed a television set in a fit of rage over the row with his wife, said police. The body of the victim has been taken to the District Hospital, Mangalsen for postmortem.