Mumbai man arrested for raping daughter for two years
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Last Updated: Wednesday, November 04, 2009, 20:26
Mumbai: A 33-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his eight-year-old daughter for two years and forcing her into flesh trade in suburban Charkop here, police said On Wednesday.

The accused Satish Das, father of the victim, and his two friends Ashok Shahu (30) and Shabbir Sayed (25) were arrested from Charkop area last evening and were remanded to police custody till November 9, they said.

A few days ago the girl approached Laljipada police beat chowky, Kandivli (West) and complained that her father had not been allowing her to live with her grandfather, who operates a garage in the same area.

"Police took note of the complaint and subsequently she was over to her grandfather. Then she went to Chennai where she told her aunt that her father had raped her on several occasions," Deputy Police Commissioner Sanjay Banerjee said.

"The aunt narrated it to the girl's grandfather, who soon after the victim arrived here in Mumbai, approached police," he said.

The girl in her statement to police said that she had been raped by her father for two years, Banjerjee said, adding that he even forced her into prostitution and allowed his friends to sexually assault the girl for money.

Das is unemployed and addicted to liquor and drugs, he added.

Bureau Report

First Published: Wednesday, November 04, 2009, 20:26

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