35-YR-OLD HELD FOR RAP­ING DAUGH­TER IN MANESAR

Hindustan Times (Amritsar) - - Ht Punjab & Haryana -

GU­RU­GRAM: A 35-year-old man was ar­rested for al­legedly rap­ing his 12-year-old daugh­ter when he was drunk on Satur­day af­ter­noon at their house in Manesar, the po­lice said.

There was no one else at the house at the time of the in­ci­dent and the man fled af­ter the girl started shout­ing, the po­lice said on Sun­day. The man was ar­rested in the early hours of Sun­day, Kanta Devi, sta­tion house of­fi­cer, of Manesar women’s po­lice sta­tion, said.

Around 8am Satur­day, the vic­tim’s mother left for work, and the girl and her elder brother went to school, the girl’s mother told the po­lice. She added that the ac­cused was home in an ine­bri­ated state.

Later in the day, the girl fell ill, and both chil­dren were sent back home by the school au­thor­i­ties. But when they got home, the ac­cused man sent his son back to school. The woman told the po­lice that he then locked the room in which the vic­tim was rest­ing and raped her. “When the girl started shout­ing, the ac­cused got scared and ran away,” Kanta Devi said.

When the girl’s mother re­turned home in the evening, she found her daugh­ter cry­ing. The girl told her mother about the rape. Her mother filed a po­lice com­plaint. HTC

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