Police arrests man accused of raping teenage daughter

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RAWALPINDI: A resident of Katarian has been arrested by the New Town police for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter.

According to the accused’s wife, her husband used to repeatedly rape their daughter – who had kept the ordeal undisclosed out of fear. The wife further said that she had suspected that their daughter had been sexually assaulted by the father, but it was confirmed after the teenager’s aunt saw him raping the victim.

Following the disclosure, the recurring sexual assault at the hands of her father was also confirmed by the girl who is a student of the seventh grade.

Speaking to a private media outlet, the investigating officer of the case, ASI Afzal Ahmad said that the accused is in the police’s custody whereas the reports of the teenager’s medical examination are awaited.

The officer also said that the FIR of the case has been registered under section 376 (punishment of rape) of the Pakistan Penal Code.