Odisha: Seven-Year-Old Girl Beaten To Death By Father In Cuttack

**Cuttack**: In a shocking incident, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly beaten to death by her father at Ragadipada village under Badamba block here today.

The minor girl, Kaveri had a scuffle with her father Sameer Nayak in the wee hours of the day. Irked by his daughter’s behaviour, an enraged Sameer started beating Kaveri mercilessly with a wooden plank. She succumbed to the blows on the spot.

According to sources, Sameer was mentally deranged. After spotting the body of Kaveri lying in a pool of blood, the locals tipped the police which rushed to the spot and arrested her father on charges of murder.

Kaveri’s body was sent for autopsy to a local hospital. Badamba police have registered a case and investigating further.

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