Toronto: The father has been charged with murder of his 11-year-old Canadian daughter.
After going missing while celebrating her birthday, Riya Rajkumar was found dead at his father’s home in Brampton, a Toronto suburb late Thursday.
Toronto police said that her father Roopesh Rajkumar was taken into custody and has been charged with first-degree murder.
Mother of Riya contacted the police when Riya did not return home Thursday evening and after she received information from Roopesh that triggered concern about the safety of her daughter, said Constable Danny Marttini.
Marttini said, “That information was actually given to the mother. She received that information from him, which obviously set off her alarms, extreme concern, which was why she attended the division.”