A 20-year-old woman was allegedly bludgeoned to death by her father over her affair with a college mate in Gujarat's Rajkot city on Thursday, police said.
The police have arrested Gopal Nakum for allegedly attacking his daughter Ila with a washing bat at their home in Gandhigram area of the city, inspector Khumansinh Vala said.
The victim and her father lived alone, following her mother's death a month ago, the official said.
The daughter had been in a relationship with a college mate for the last three years and the accused disapproved of it, following which she had eloped a few days ago, he said.
Upon her return, the accused had an argument with his daughter and hit her repeatedly with a washing bat in a fit of rage, the official said.
The victim was rushed to a hospital, where she died to her injuries, he said, adding that a case has been registered against the accused.