Man held for sexually exploiting minor kids

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Sep 20, 2014 15:59 IST

A man was arrested for sexually exploiting his 11-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter for past one year. He had also threatened his children of killing their mother if they resisted or shared the things with anyone.

The accused has been identified as a resident of Ram Nagar of Mundian.

The victims, however, broke their silence on Thursday and narrated the entire incident to their mother who lodged an FIR against her husband at the Jamalpur police station.

In her complaint, the woman stated that she worked in a factory to help her husband financially. Her husband worked in another factory and availed his weekly off on Mondays.

She alleged that her children have told her that their father used to sexually exploit them in her absence. When they resist the accused used to threaten them that he would kill their mother if they shared the things with anyone.

The police have registered a case under sections 376 (rape), 377 (sodomy) and 506 (criminal intimidation) against the accused father.

Inspector Ranjit Singh, station house office of the Jamalpur police station, said the produced the accused in court on Friday, which had sent him to judicial remand.

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