Man accused of raping daughter commits suicide
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Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 23:53
  
New Delhi: A day after his daughter lodged a case of rape against him, a 58-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Govindpuri area here.

According to police, deceased, who was a driver with cluster bus service, lived with his family in a rented accommodation in Govindpuri area.

His 32-year-old daughter had on Friday registered a case against him at Govindpuri police station, alleging that he allegedly had raped her for 12 years.

After being booked for raping her daughter, he consumed some poisonous substance on Saturday.

Police said that he was rushed to AIIMS where he died during treatment on Sunday's night.

"He died during medical treatment on Sunday's late night. He was upset since her daughter had registered rape case against him and thereafter, he took such an extreme step," said a senior police officer, who didn't wish to be named.

The officer said that four months ago, girl had left her house following her father's behaviour and was currently living with Nari Niketan.

"Some officials of women commission also interrogated him few days ago after rape allegations being levelled against him. Police are, however, investigating the case," the officer added.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 23:53


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