Bolangir: An one-month-old girl was allegedly beaten to death by her father at Titlagarh police limits in Bolangir district on Monday.
The matter came to light after the mother of the deceased lodged complaint at Titlagarh police station regarding the incident.
The woman has alleged that her husband had beaten the baby to death over unhappiness with the birth of the girl child.
On the other hand, the accused husband has refuted the allegation and stated that the girl died due to illness.
Based on the complaint lodged, police have detained the accused husband and initiated a probe into the matter.