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Kerala: Man arrested for raping 6-year-old daughter for 6 months

Press Trust of India
Jan 04, 2013 at 12:23am IST

Kochi: A 40-year-old man, who was booked last month for allegedly raping his six-year-old daughter continuously for six months in Aluva area, was on Thursday arrested.

As per the complaint lodged by the man's former wife on December 8, the minor was raped continuously for six months by his father, who used to force her to consume alcohol before committing the crime.

The incidence came to light when the child was taken to a psychiatrist by mother following some changes in her behaviour, police said.

Man arrested for raping 6-year-old daughter for 6 months

Police said the incidence came to light when the child was taken to a psychiatrist by mother following some changes in her behaviour.

The child told the doctor that she was sexually abused by her father and some others. The minor and her younger sister are now at Juvenile Home at nearby Kakkanad, police sources said.

A case was registered by the police under the Protection of Children against Sexual Offence Act and Section 328 of IPC (giving liquor to a minor).

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