KARACHI  - A father was arrested after he killed his 10 months baby girl here in the limits of Bin Qasim police station.

Zahid Iqbal Odho, entered a wedlock two years ago and was unhappy over the birth of a daughter, Sawera.

The man after being arrested from a local bus stand while fleeing to his home city Multan said that it was an accident.

He confessed threw the baby not knowing the consequences.

Zahid is a cook in Defence Housing Authority (DHA).

The matter came into the notice of the police after the neighbors complained upon hearing hues and cries from the house. Police reached the crime scene where the accused had escaped already.  The baby was taken to a hospital in Bin Qasim Town where she was pronounced as dead.

Police have registered a case against the accused on complaint of his wife while investigations are in progress.