Father kills daughter in fit of rage in West Bengal

A labourer working in the Ranichera tea garden of Mal block in the district was arrested on Tuesday for killing his daughter in a fit of rage and in an inebriated state.

Jalpaiguri (WB): A labourer working in the Ranichera tea garden of Mal block in the district was arrested on Tuesday for killing his daughter in a fit of rage and in an inebriated state.

Officers at Mal police station said, 38-year-old Raju Benia had come home late last night in an inebriated state and after a quarrel with his daughter over his drinking habit, he beat her up with a stick and repeatedly kicked her.

"Reshma Benia (13), a class VIII student, succumbed to her injuries. The body has been sent to Jalpaiguri hospital for post mortem and Raju Benia has been arrested," said an officer.

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