Dumka: A man has been accused of hacking to death his four-year-old daughter on Thursday in Badhwari village under Hansdiha police station in Dumka district.
A cart puller, Pusu Das, chopped off the neck of his third daughter Sabita and was caught by the villagers, the police said.
The reason behind the incident could not be ascertained as yet and police began investigation, Police Superintendent Nirmal Kumar Mishra said.
Das attacked Sabita with a sharp weapon and then chopped her head with sickle, the police said.
A murder case has been lodged in this connection based on the statement of the accused`s wife Jayanti Devi, police said.