Father arrested for allegedly raping daughter for six years in Mumbai

Mumbai A 42-year old man was arrested for allegedly raping his daughter for six years, police said today.

According to police an autorickshaw driver had been allegedly raping his daughter since she was 12 years old.

The incident came to light after the victim told her friend about the ordeal. The friend convinced the victim that she should lodge a complaint with the police.

The accused has been booked for rape, molestation and criminal intimidation under the Indian Penal Code, a police official said.

Police said they are waiting for the medical report of the victim and are investigating if any other family member knew about the incident.

Story First Published: February 15, 2013 00:32 IST

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