A 14-year-old girl allegedly beat her father to death after he tried to rape her in city area in Bariilly, police said on Tuesday.
The incident is alleged to have taken place on Monday when the girl was at with her father Sompal (45), a teacher, at their residence, they said.
As Sompal attempted to rape her, she started beating him with sticks, killing him on the spot.
The girl later informed her mother, who had gone out of station, about the incident following which police was called and the girl detained, police said.
The body has been sent for postmortem and investigation in this connection is underway, SP Sameer Saurabh said.
(With inputs from PTI)