A man was stabbed to death by his minor daughter and her boyfriend after he had objected to their relationship. The incident was reported from Bengaluru, where a girl, studying in 10th standard, along with her love interest, 18-year-old Praveen were arrested for the murder of Jai Kumar Jain in the early hours of Sunday.
The girl allegedly added some calmpose tablets in a glass of milk and gave it to her father when he returned home after dropping his wife and son at the railway station, who left for Puducherry to attend a marriage.
As Jain fell asleep, she and her boyfriend allegedly stabbed him to death.
The duo then dragged the body of the 41-year-old businessman inside the bathroom, where they set him ablaze.
As neighbours saw smoke emanating from the house, they alerted police and the fire brigade, which rushed to the spot. When they went inside, they found Jai Kumar's partially charred body with 10 stab wounds.
Meanwhile, both the girl and the boy gave conflicting statements on being questioned, police said.
Upon intense interrogation, they spilt the beans and confessed to their crime, police said. The girl told police that her father was upset with her affair.
Recently when she went to a mall with her boyfriend, he took her to task, which irked the girl, who hatched the conspiracy to kill her father.
Police said Jai Kumar hails from Rajasthan and has an apparel shop in Rajajinagar area.