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Aug 21, 2012 at 11:29am IST

Bangalore: Man gives poisoned milk to 20-day-old daughter, arrested

Bangalore: A 20-day-old baby girl died after her father allegedly fed her donkey's milk laced with poison at Nelamangala taluk in Bangalore District, police said on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old man, a mechanic, was arrested in the morning following a complaint from his wife, police said.

According to his wife, he did not want a daughter, and allegedly murdered their child by administering donkey's milk laced with poison on Monday night.

B'lore: Man gives poisoned milk to daughter, held

According to his wife, the man did not want a daughter, and allegedly killed the 20-day-old child by giving her poisoned milk.

During investigation, it was revealed that the man brought milk in a plastic bottle which he picked up from a garbage pile, police said.

"It is also possible that the bottle was contaminated which led to the death of the child," police said, adding, they were questioning the man to know the truth behind the incident.

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