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Chandigarh: Minor girl alleges rape by father

None  Chandigarh, February 21, 2014
First Published: 03:08 IST(21/2/2014) | Last Updated: 03:13 IST(21/2/2014)

A 15-year-old girl hailing froma village in Haryana's Sonepat district has alleged that she was repeatedly raped by her father in the past several months.

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The accused, Rajpal, had been arrested after the girl recorded her statement before a judicial magistrate in Sonepat under Section 164 of the CrPC yesterday, Superintendent of Police Arun Nehra said today.

In her statement, the girl, a student of Class 8, alleged that her father, a habitual drunkard, had been sexually abusing her for past several months and had threatened her with dire consequences if she disclosed it to anyone.

Rajpal, a resident of Raipur village, had in October last lodged a complaint against four persons alleging that they had gang-raped her daughter. He had also alleged that police were indifferent to his complaint and garnered support from a political outfit to put pressure on the force, the SP said.

All the four accused had been arrested and were under trial.

The SP has ordered a fresh inquiry by a DSP-rank officer into the case. He said Rajpal was facing eight cases of various nature. He had also allegedly attempted to push his daughter into flesh trade.


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