Angul: Angul police arrested a man on charges of killing his newborn baby girl by throwing her in the nearby well of his house in the district.
The accused was identified as Dushshan Sahu, father of 13-day-old daughter.
The matter came to light after the newborn baby went missing on July 6 following which her mother lodged a complaint with the police.
According to sources, the body of the newborn was fished out from the well. The police started interrogating Dushashan over suspicion during which he confessed to the crime.
Dushashan told police that he took such a drastic step as his wife gave birth to his second child as girl and he was willing to have a boy child.