Ahmedabad Man Arrested For Molesting Minor Daughter

Ahmedabad Man Arrested For Molesting Minor Daughter

Mentally broken due to constant abuse by her father, the victim finally told her friend the whole truth about her father.

Melvyn ThomasUpdated: Friday, March 29, 2024, 09:30 PM IST
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A 46-year-old man was arrested in Ahmedabad Friday for allegedly molesting his 15-year-old daughter for the past one year. The Ahmedabad police have arrested the father under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012.

Police sources said that the accused father was living with his three children in Ahmedabad’s Vatva area and that his wife had left him eight years ago due to poverty.

While his wife was gone, the father sexually molested his 15-year-old daughter for more than a year. Mentally broken due to constant abuse by her father, the victim finally told her friend the whole truth about her father. After which the accused was arrested by the police.

According to the information available in this regard, the father used to live and work as a casual laborer with his three children in the Vatva area of Ahmedabad. However, since his wife had left home for the last eight years, he was raising the three children on his own. He sexually molested his 15-year-old elder daughter.

For the past one year, the father was raping the minor daughter by threatening to kill her. The victim, who was devastated by the actions of her father, narrated her plight to her friend. Her friend advised her to seek the help of police and later his father was arrested.

The police investigated the matter and found out that this family is originally from Madhya Pradesh and residing in Vatva area of Ahmedabad for the last few years. Accused father works as a casual laborer in the painting job. Since her minor daughter was friends with a young man, she used to secretly communicate with him on her mobile phone. This was reported by his brother to his father. However, the father took advantage of this opportunity and instead of reprimanding or explaining to his daughter, committed a crime by sexually molesting her.

Based on the daughter's complaint, the Vatva police registered a case against the father under sections including POCSO and misdemeanor and arrested the father and conducted further interrogation.

ACP Jadeja of Vatwa Police Station said that a minor girl whose age is 15 years and 6 months living in Ghodasar area of Vatwa city of Ahmedabad has filed a complaint of rape against her father. Police have registered a case and are conducting further investigation. Now the accused father has been arrested. According to the complaint of the minor, the father had raped her twice in the last one year. The victim's mother left home with 3 children and her husband 8 years ago due to poverty.

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