Assam: Father arrested for raping his 14-year-old daughter


Assam police have arrested a 41-year-old man on charges of raping his 14-year-old daughter for the past two years.

The incident came to light on October 12, after the girl told her aunt about the assault, who in turn informed the mother.

“The girl’s mother is in the process of seeking a divorce from her husband and stays separately. The victim stays with her father and other relatives,” said Dipul Boro, officer-in-charge of Geetanagar police station.

“According to the complaint, the accused has been assaulting his daughter for the past two years. The intensity of the attacks increased in the past few months,” he added.

The accused was produced in a city court on October 13 and remanded to 14 days judicial custody. He is stated to have admitted to the crime.

The police have lodged a case of rape under provisions of IPC and the POCSO Act and are conducting a further examination.

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