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Man kills daughter over ‘love affair’

A man allegedly stabbed his daughter to death Wednesday as she was reportedly having an affair with a boy in the neighbourhood.

Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: May 3, 2012 5:04:30 am

A man allegedly stabbed his daughter to death Wednesday as she was reportedly having an affair with a boy in the neighbourhood. Later,he was arrested from the spot,police said.

The Naranpura police said victim Anita Dantaniya (16) was having an affair with a boy from the same neighbourhood in Juna Wadaj for last few months. Her father Mahendra Dantaniya,a casual labourer,did not approve of their relationship.

On Tuesday evening,Anita left her house to meet her boyfriend. When Mahendra came home late at night,he got to know that his daughter didn’t return home as she was roaming around with the boy.

According to police,when Anita returned home,Mahendra picked up a fight with her and later stabbed her nine times killing her on the spot. His wife Geeta also sustained injuries and was rushed to VS Hospital by their neighbours who alerted the police.

The police have lodged a case of murder against Mahendra and begun further probe.

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