A 25-year-old man, Godsgift Uweghwerhen, on Wednesday, allegedly flogged his three-year-old daughter to death in Aladja Community, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.
The suspect fled the scene after the incident occurred, DAILY GIST HUB learnt.
He was, however, arrested by the Aladja Community Vigilante at Ubogo Community and was handed over to the Police in Ovwian/Aladja Division.
It was learnt that the man allegedly killed his child because she entered his neighbour’s apartment.
He flogged her with a cane and inflicted bodily injuries on the baby who was said to have been sick for sometime.
When contacted for comments, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, in a text message he sent to our correspondent in Warri, on Thursday morning, said, “confirmed” without providing much details from the side of the police.