Man arrested for allegedly raping his teenage daughter

Thane:  A 42-year-old man from Kausa in Mumbra was arrested by the Thane police on Sunday night for allegedly raping his teenage daughter, the police said on Monday.

Police sub-inspector Usha Suradkar investigating the crime said that Abrar Rahim Khan and his wife allegedly quarreled over petty issues frequently.

As a result of frequent quarrels, his wife went away to one of her relative's house on Saturday.

The accused and the three children including the victim stayed at home when she was away, the compliant stated.

Allegedly, the accused raped his 13-year-old daughter on Saturday and Sunday, the police said, threatening the hapless girl that he would kill her if she revealed anything to anyone.

Based on the complaint by the victim's mother, the police arrested the accused and charged him under Sections 376 and 406 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The victim has been sent for medical examination, the police said.

Story First Published: February 18, 2013 22:10 IST

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