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Man allegedly sexually assaults four-and-a-half-year-old daughter in Andhra Pradesh

According to the complaint, the man, a school teacher, offered chocolate to the girl while she was on her way to school and later allegedly sexually assaulted her.

andhra pradesh Updated: Oct 10, 2018 21:10 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
rape,sexual assault,crimes against women
A preliminary medical examination has confirmed sexual assault, police said. The girl has been admitted to hospital and her condition is stable.(AFP/Picture for representation)

A man allegedly sexually assaulted his four-and-a-half-year-old daughter, police said on Wednesday.

The girl’s mother lodged a complaint after she complained about severe body pain and narrated her ordeal, DSP V Pothuraju said. The incident occurred on Saturday.

According to the complaint, the man, a school teacher, offered chocolate to the girl while she was on her way to school and later allegedly sexually assaulted her.

A preliminary medical examination has confirmed the sexual assault, the DSP said. The girl has been admitted to government hospital and her condition is stable, he said.

Besides the girl, the couple have a nine-year-old son. The children stay with their mother in a village at Avanigadda in Krishna district. The man, a school teacher at Kaikaluru about 90 km from Avanigadda, often visits them.

A case has been registered against the man, who is absconding, under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

First Published: Oct 10, 2018 21:10 IST