Mumbai, Aug 3: Irked by frequent crying of his one-year-old daughter, an alcoholic allegedly strangulated her to death in Latur district of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday.
The accused, Shivaji Lale strangulated the toddler to death inside a room in his house in Nilanga taluka of the district, about 475 km from Mumbai, on Thursday night, an official said.
Lale, who used to run a hotel in the area, has been addicted to alcohol since the past few years, he said.
Based on the complaint filed by his wife, police have registered a case against Lale under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Father kills 1-year-old child for crying 'too much'