Maharashtra Police on Monday arrested a 45-year-old man from Nagpur for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter for the last three years.
“The incident came to light after the victim’s alerted the school principal, who further informed the minor’s mother,” said Police.
A senior officer of Nagpur Police said, “The victim’s mother lodged a complaint with the Gittikhadan police on Sunday evening.”
He added that they have arrested the accused on charges on rape, child abuse and molestation. “The girl has developed suicidal tendencies due to the regular abuse. She is undergoing treatment,” the police officer added.
According to recently released National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB)’s data shows that rape against children in 2016 has increased by 82% compared to 2015.
According to the report, in 94.6 per cent cases relatives including brother, father or son had abused the victim.