Man in Coimbatore arrested for killing 10-month-old grandchild

Coimbatore: In a shocking incident, a 45-year-old man was arrested here for killing his 10-month-old granddaughter.

A media report said, after the child went missing, the parents lodged a police complaint. The accused identified as Selvaraj was arrested yesterday and he confessed that he had killed his granddaughter to take revenge against his son and daughter-in-law. He suspected that they were behind his two wives deserting him.

The baby’s body was recovered from behind a bakery in Othakalmandapam. The police are carrying out further investigation.

NT Bureau