In yet another incident, a man was arrested on Tuesday for raping his 14-year-old stepdaughter after drugging his wife to sleep in the Chandar Nagar area.
The accused has been identified as Ajay Kumar, 45, who had been committing the crime for the past one year after drugging his wife.
The victim's mother got registered an FIR in this context against her husband at Division Number 4 police station.
In her complaint, the woman alleged that after divorcing her first husband she had married Ajay around two years ago. She has a 14-year- old daughter and a 10-year-old son from her first marriage. She and children were living with Ajay.
The woman alleged that the accused had an evil eye on her daughter. He used to drug her in milk and after she used to go to sleep the accused would rape her daughter.
She further alleged that she once woke up early in the morning and saw the accused raping her daughter. She raised objection and scolded him following which the accused threatened her with dire consequences and fled from the house.
The police have booked him under section 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian penal code and sections 4 and 8 of the Protection of Children and Women from Sexual Offences Act.
The police arrested the accused when he was trying to flee from the city to evade arrest.