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Head constable arrested on charge of raping his married daughter

The accused is a head constable who is due to retire at the end of this month.

lucknow Updated: Jun 29, 2017 16:55 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Mathura
The woman apparently had gone to visit her father at his outpost where he raped her.
The woman apparently had gone to visit her father at his outpost where he raped her.(HT File Photo)

A police head constable allegedly raped his married daughter at Mant police outpost on Yamuna Expressway here, police said on Tuesday.

The accused, who was later arrested and suspended, also beat up his daughter’s husband.

The woman complained that her father, head constable Bijendra Singh, raped her in the intervening night of June 26 -27, they said.

The accused head constable, who is due to retire on June 30, has been arrested, deputy superintendent of police Sanjai Kumar Sagar said, adding he has also been suspended.

According to the police, the woman went to Agra on Monday for a doctor’s appointment from her mother’s place in a village of Ferozabad district.

She later reached the police outpost in the evening to meet her father, where the head constable was on duty.

On her father’s suggestion, she stayed back at the police outpost where she was later raped by her father, according to the FIR in the matter.

Bijendra is father of four while the victim, her daughter, is mother of two children.

According to the FIR, her husband, who rushed to the police outpost from Chandigarh, after receiving his wife’s was also allegedly beaten up by his father-in-law.

The deputy superintendent said, the head constable was arrested and suspended after the victim’s husband complained to SSP Vinod Kumar Mishra.

First Published: Jun 27, 2017 22:13 IST

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