Man gets life imprisonment for killing 2-year-old daughter

, 4:41 PM IST

Rajgarh (MP);: A 28-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Sarangpur town here for killing his two-year-old daughter.

Additional Session Judge, S J Randive yesterday convicted Mukesh (28) for killing his daughter in Talen town here, according to Public Prosecutor Manoj Saxena.

jailinmates Mukesh killed his daughter on September 28, 2014 as he was annoyed that his wife had given birth to three daughters, the prosecution said.

Soon after the incident her mother rushed her to the hospital where doctors declared her dead. Police later registered a case under section 302 of IPC (murder) against Mukesh and arrested him.

Besides, sentencing him to life imprisonment, the court also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on him.