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Man held for raping niece

Delhi Police have arrested a 43-year-old man for allegedly raping his 15-year-old niece for over three months in Kanjhawala area of outer Delhi. The accused, Vinod Kumar, was arrested on Wednesday evening after the girl's mother filed a police complaint. HT reports.

delhi Updated: Apr 21, 2012 01:13 IST
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Delhi Police have arrested a 43-year-old man for allegedly raping his 15-year-old niece for over three months in Kanjhawala area of outer Delhi. The accused, Vinod Kumar, was arrested on Wednesday evening after the girl's mother filed a police complaint.


The police said girl first told her friends who told a teacher in her school. The girl's teacher informed her mother and a complaint was filed at the Kanjhawla police station. Kumar is a transporter and has admitted to the crime.

"He would rape the girl in her parent's absence at home. He had threatened the girl of dire consequences. The victim is a Class X student at a government school. Her father is a driver," a senior police officer said.

A case of rape has been registered. Police said Kumar is divorced and his wife lives in Mumbai. Medical examination of the girl confirmed rape.