Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): A 45-year-old man was arrested and sent to jail on charge of raping his minor daughter in Bhopal, police said on Saturday. The survivor, in her complaint to police, claimed that father had been raping her for past nine years.
The incident was reported in Chhola Mandir locality of the city. The complainant, 17, told police that her father used to beat up and also threatened her with dire consequences.
On Friday, she mustered courage and reached Chhota Mandir police station along with her mother. Following her complaint, the police have registered a case and arrested the accused father.
The victim told police that the accused had raped her even in front of her mother on many occasion. The accused also used to threaten her mother with dire consequences, if she would reveal his act to anybody. On Thursday night, the accused again raped the victim.
When the accused, who works as a cook at a hotel, went to the hotel, she along with mother approached the police and lodged a complaint.
“She said she was raped by father on Thursday night. When mother objected, the accused beat her up. The girl said that the father had threatened her and her mother to kill, if they would lodge police complaint,” said a police officer.
In-charge of Chhola Mandir police station, Anil Prasad Mourya said the accused had been arrested and sent to jail. “Medical examination of the girl has also been conducted and a report is awaited,” he said.