Jabalpur, MP: A man has been arrested in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly killing, in an inebriated state, his one-and-half-year-old daughter as the toddler’s crying was disturbing him, police said Friday.Also Read - Want Free Air Travel to Ayodhya? Take Part in Madhya Pradesh Government's Ramayana Quiz

The man later dumped the child’s corpse under a stone in a drain nearby and it was found by civic staff on Friday morning, said Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjeev Kumar. Also Read - Bhawani Mandi: India's Unique Railway Station Which Falls in Both Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan

“Angry that the child was crying and disturbing him, the accused, in a drunken state, smashed her head on the floor late Thursday night, killing her instantly. He has been arrested and charged with murder,” the official said. Also Read - MP Man Distributes Extra Petrol to Customers After His Specially-Abled Niece Gives Birth to a Baby Girl

“The family has two other daughters, aged three and five years, apart from the deceased Rupali. The two children are in a state of shock. The mother is in hospital after delivering a fourth girl child,” Kumar said.