Jodhpur: A man in Rajasthan's Jodhpur allegedly sacrificed his daughter to 'appease allah' during the holy month of Ramzan, following which he was arrested, police said.
Superintendent of Police (Jodhpur Rural) Rajan Dushyant said Nawab Ali's elder daughter Rizwana, 4, was found dead with her throat slit at their home on Friday morning.
Dushyant said Ali's house was locked from inside because of which he came under suspicion. During investigation, Ali admitted to killing his daughter to seek Allah's blessings during Ramzan, he added.
According to the police, Ali made his daughter sit in his lap, recited Quranic verses and then slit her throat with a sharp-edged knife.