Father held for torturing 7-year-old daughter

Erode: Father of a seven-year-old girl was arrested on charges of torturing the child, police said here today.

The girl was now undergoing treatment for the internal injuries she sustained in the torture, police said here today.

Police said they received a complaint from the grandfather of the child on Friday alleging the child was being harassed and tortured by the kid`s father and four others. The child was forced to do domestic works by her stepmother and father, police said.

The girl`s stepmother and four others were absconding, police said.