Sambhal (UP) May 20 (PTI) An infant was allegedly killed by her father in Narauli township of the district, police said today.

The one-and-a-half month-old girl was sleeping with her mother last night when she was taken to another room by Kalyan, who allegedly slit her throat, Circle Officer Suresh Babu Yadav said.

The family said that Kalyan has lately been under the influence of an occultist and the killing is linked to it, Yadav said.

A case has been registered and raid are being conducted to nab him, the CO added.PTI CORR SAB

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