Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Family feud has taken an ugly turn in Jajpur district after an infant was ‘thrown to death’ allegedly by her father at Bhubanpur under Jenapur police limits here on Saturday.

According to reports, accused Nanda Kishore Mallick (29) threw his 10-month-old daughter on ground following a heated scuffle with his wife over petty issue.

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The incident occurred at around 7 pm on Friday. Later, a neighbour had rushed the infant to the hospital where she was declared dead by the doctors, sources said.

The deceased infant’s mother has lodged a complaint with police in connection with the incident. Police have seized the body and sent it for post mortem.

The accused father Nandakishore Mallik was nabbed by Jenapur police later in the day. He was absconding after the incident.