Delhi

Man held for raping 12-year-old daughter

A 35-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his minor daughter in Noida’s Garhi Chaukhandi, the police said on Saturday.

The incident occurred around 1 a.m. on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. The accused’s wife and their two sons were sleeping in the same room at that time, they added. “We arrested him on Friday under IPC Sections 376 and POCSO Act. His wife had lodged the complaint. The victim’s [12] medical report is awaited,” said Akhilesh Tripathi, SHO, Phase 3 police station. The complainant said that he was an alcoholic and came home late. “On Thursday night, I was sleeping with my daughter and two sons on the cot. The bed was for my husband. Next day, I found my daughter bleeding and on asking her, she said that my husband brought her to his bed and raped her. He also told her that he will kill us if she told anything to anyone,” said the victim’s mother.

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