Detectives arrested a man in Sandwip area of Chittagong early yesterday on the charge of killing his 10-year-old daughter in the city two years ago.
The arrestee is Md Ali alias Khorshed, said Md Shahidullah, deputy commissioner (port) of Chittagong Metropolitan Police.
Police recovered the hanging body of the girl, Umme Salma Rima, from her Uttar Kattoli residence on October 10, 2015, said DC Shahidullah.
Her mother, Ruma Aktar, filed an unnatural death (UD) case assuming that it was a suicide.
However, after getting an autopsy report, they confirmed that she was killed, said the DC.
Ali confessed to killing his daughter over family feud, he added.