Madurai: A seven-year-old girl was beaten to death by her own father while her mother covered up the murder crime in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district.
According to reports, the accused was reportedly drunk when he killed her daughter TN reports.
The neighbours of the accused said the man had got furious when the class 2 student who was playing outside the house did not return when he called her.
Furious at the minor’s behavior towards him, the same night the accused S Kailash got into a dispute with his wife and thrashed her.
When the victim came to stop the accused from beating her mother, the drunk father knocked her down.
She lost consciousness as she hit the ground. She was declared brought dead when by the hospital staff.
On returning, the couple claimed the girl fell from a height and died of injuries but the sudden suspicious death alarmed the Vikramasingapuram Police who initiated the investigation and sent the body for post mortem.
On interrogation, the couple broke down and revealed the real cause of the girl’s death.