According to the reports, the man is accused of burning the 45-year-old married man’s genitals with heated tongs before strangling him to death on Friday night after discovering that his daughter had fallen pregnant following the attack.
The father, 36, is alleged to have told police that he did not plan to kill the man, telling cops: “I burned his genitals once, he screamed.
“I did it again, he shuddered. When I did it the third time..he did not move. He was dead…I did not want to kill him.”
Following the murder in Khajuri Khas, Northeast Delhi, India, the man is said to have gone to a police station and confessed to the crime.
Newsline report quoted a police spokesman who said: “Based on his statement, we sent a team to the spot and recovered the body.
“It has been sent for a post-mortem examination and his family has been informed.
“A case of murder has been registered and the 36-year-old man was arrested.”
Civil society and Human Rights group in India are demanding the reforms and strict legislation to stop rape attempts against minor girls.