Mumbai: Man gets life sentence for raping daughter

The session’s court on Wednesday sentenced a 44 years old man to life imprisonment for raping his own daughter.

Last Updated: Mar 28, 2012, 23:45 PM IST

Mumbai: The session’s court on Wednesday
sentenced a 44 years old man to life imprisonment for raping
his own daughter.

According to prosecution, Shahbuddin Khan, the accused,
repeatedly raped his teen-aged daughter at their Govandi house
over two years.

The daughter became pregnant, and he forced her to
undergo abortion.

An NGO helped the girl file a case in February 2011.

During the trial, public prosecutor Nilima Kasture
examined six witnesses and relied on the medical evidence.

The court also directed Khan to pay a fine of Rs 50,000.

PTI