New Delhi: A 28-year-old man strangulated her 4-year-old daughter to death after he failed her to stop from crying, the Gautam Buddh Nagar police said on Friday. Vasudev Gupta, an autorickshaw driver in Ghaziabad, was arrested on Thursday when he was seen roaming around with the dead body of his daughter in search of his wife.Also Read - Over Rs 21 Lakh 'Unaccounted Cash' Seized From Porsche in Noida Ahead of UP Assembly Polls

According to reports, Gupta was upset after his wife left him 20 days ago with their three-year-old son. She used work at a spa in Noida. He was triggered by his anger when his daughter kept crying for a long time inconsolably and strangled her with his bare hands. Also Read - Attention NOIDA People! Don't Have a Reflective Tape on Your Vehicle? You Might be Fined THIS Much

Gupta then wrapped her body and roamed around Ghaziabad and Noida in search of his wife. As he did not have her address He was arrested when his younger brother reported the incident to the cops. Also Read - Air Force Officer Stabbed to Death in Bihar's East Champaran District

An FIR was lodged against Gupta subsequently under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC and a local court has sent him to judicial custody.

The daughter’s body has been sent for autopsy. Meanwhile, the police are still on a lookout for the baby’s mother.