Man held for `raping` teenage daughter in Karnataka

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 18:26

Bangalore: A 42-year old man has been arrested on the charge of raping his own teenaged daughter near here, police said on Tuesday.

Naushad of Bangalore Rural district had raped his 16-year old daughter last night when his wife was away, they said.

In another incident in the state, a youth was arrested for alleged sexual assault of a ten-year old girl at Itagi village in Bellary district.

Sanjay Naik had sexually abused the girl while she was grazing a herd of goats in a field, police said.

The two incidents were reported even as the state government announced in the past few days various measures, including a help line and a campaign, to put down crime against women in the backdrop of public outcry following the Delhi gang-rape incident.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 18:26
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