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Thane: Man rapes his minor daughter for four years, gets arrested

The parents had got separated and the girl had been living with her father.

india Updated: Dec 09, 2017 10:31 IST
The Class 7 student says her father was raping her since 2014.
The Class 7 student says her father was raping her since 2014.

A man from Khadkoli village in the neighbouring Palghar district was on Saturday arrested for allegedly repeatedly raping his 14-year-old daughter, police said.

In a complaint lodged with Palghar police, the victim, a student of Class VII, said that her 42-year-old father has been raping her since 2014.

She told the police that the latest such incident took place on December 7 in the forest area in Khadkoli.

According to police, her parents had got separated and the victim had been living with her father.

“As per her complaint, her father used to threaten her with a sickle or an axe before committing the crime,” a police officer said.

Based on her complaint, Palghar police registered a case against the accused and arrested him in the wee hours today.

The accused has been booked under different IPC sections, including 376 (rape), and also the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act.