A drunken father assaulted his five-year-old daughter with a razor blade and inflicted several injuries on the child.

Police said Mogulaiah had a dispute with his wife Hanumamma on Monday night and in anger assaulted the child. A trial was filed against him at the Madhapur police station for injuring with weapons or dangerous means, and under the Juvenile Justice Act, and he was arrested.

According to the police, O. Mogulaiah and his wife Hanmamma, displaced from Bachupally to Madhapur and lived in a hut in Parvatanagar with their daughter. They lived from the rag picking.

When their cabin filled with water on Monday night, they found refuge in a building under construction in the neighborhood. A drunken Mogulaiah took a hassle with his wife and in a fit of anger assaulted her as well as their daughter. He assaulted the child with a shaving blade, leaving deep cuts.