The Latur police on Tuesday arrested a 60-year-old man, accused of allegedly raping his minor daughter for the past four years.
The accused identified as Sudhakar (60) was arrested yesterday after the 15-year-old-victim lodged a complain against her father with the MIDC police station. Police said the victim had been suffering the ordeal since she was 11-years-old. The accused would sexually assault the victim over the years, threatening to kill her, if she told anyone about the incident. "A few weeks ago, after the accused had raped her again, the victim somehow garnered courage to approach us and register a complaint," police said.
The accused has four children and had been staying separately from his wife for the last couple of years. After arrest, he was produced before the court which remanded him in police custody till Wednesday. He has been booked for rape and criminal intimidation under the IPC 376 and provision of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act.
In the past week, several instances of rapes against minors have been reported across the country.
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