A person was arrested for allegedly raping the 12-year-old daughter of his live-in accomplice in Nagpur metropolis of Maharashtra over a interval of 1 12 months, police mentioned on Sunday.
The 37-year-old accused is a resident of the Wathoda space of the town, they mentioned.
“The accused had been residing along with his 32-year-old live-in accomplice and her daughter from the primary marriage since October 2022. He began sexually assaulting the minor each time her mom stepped out for work,” an official from Hudkeshwar police station within the metropolis mentioned.
He indulged within the crime for the previous 12 months and threatened the survivor of dire penalties, because of which she didn’t reveal it to anybody, he mentioned.
However, the woman lastly mustered braveness and narrated the incident to her mom not too long ago, following which they approached the police and lodged a criticism towards him, he added.
A case of rape and felony intimidation was registered towards the accused below the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
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