Krishnagar: A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping his deaf and dumb daughter-in-law in Nadia district, police said.
Tapashi Panth (26), a deaf and dumb inmate of of Welfare Home in Hooghly district was married to Bhola Moira (35) the deaf and dumb son of Mahabir Moira of Kalyani in July 9, 2012.
After her marriage to Bhola, Tapashi alleged that she was repeatedly raped by her father-in-law Mahabir, an employee of the Animal Resources department and his son-in-law Bhola Paul.
Tapashi informed the Welfare Home authorities about the matter. They lodged a police complaint on behalf of Tapashi.
The police today raided the house of Mahabir and arrested him while Babu was absconding, the sources said.
Mahabir was produced before a local court which remanded him to 14 days judicial custody.