Monday, June 17, 2013

Single dad arrested for raping 11-year-old daughter (Bhopal, India)

Dad is identified as GOPAL KUMHAR.

Father held for raping 10-year-old daughter for 11 months in Bhopal | Jun 17, 2013, 07:52AM IST 

Bhopal: The police on Saturday arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly raping his 10-year-old daughter for the past 11 month.

The accused, Gopal Kumhar, was arrested from Nai Basti village on a complaint lodged by his daughter for repeatedly raping her for the past 11 months.

The accused has three children and the victim, a class V student, is the eldest child, the police said, adding that the children's mother had died in a road accident two years ago.

The girl first informed about the crime to her aunt living in the neighbourhood on Friday night when the accused again tried to assault her, they said.

Her aunt then took the girl to the police station and lodged a written complaint against her father, they said.

Medical examination of the girl confirmed sexual assault, the police said.

The victim also mentioned that her father had threatened to kill her if she disclosed about the assault to anyone, they said.