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Father arrested for raping 14-yr-old daughter multiple times near Mumbai

PTI
Published : Sep 20, 2018, 11:36 am IST
Updated : Sep 20, 2018, 11:36 am IST

The girl alleged that she was raped repeatedly by her father in the last four years, police said.

Unable to bear the harassment any further, the girl approached her neighbours who helped her in filing a police complaint against her father. (Representational Image)
 Unable to bear the harassment any further, the girl approached her neighbours who helped her in filing a police complaint against her father. (Representational Image)

Thane: A 40-year-old man was arrested on Thursday in Maharashtra’s Thane for allegedly raping his teenaged daughter, a police official said.

The accused and his wife separated seven years back. Since then, the 14-year-old girl was living with her father in the Kasarvadavli area of Thane city, he said.

The girl alleged that she was raped repeatedly by her father in the last four years, the official at Kasarvadavli police station said.

Unable to bear the harassment any further, the girl approached her neighbours who helped her in filing a police complaint against her father on Wednesday evening, he said.

The accused was subsequently arrested and booked under IPC section 376 (rape) and relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The girl was sent to a hospital for medical examination, the official added.

Tags: crime, girl raped, father rapes daughter, crime against women, maharashtra police
Location: India, Maharashtra, Thane (Thana)