The Kandivali police Sunday arrested a 36-year-old man for allegedly raping his 10-year-old daughter a number of occasions over a interval of two years in a slum in Kandivali (west).
Based mostly on a grievance by her mom, an FIR has been registered and the woman has been despatched for a medical check.
The police mentioned the sexual assaults started in February 2020 and went on until September 15 this yr. The accused, a labourer, lives within the slum along with his spouse, the sufferer woman and a minor son. Over the previous two years, the accused sexually assaulted his organic daughter 4 to 5 occasions.
The accused is claimed to have focused the woman when his mom left residence to purchase groceries or for another work. He additionally threatened the woman with dire penalties if she knowledgeable anybody concerning the incident.
An FIR has been registered towards him beneath sections of IPC pertaining to rape, sexual assault and prison intimidation.
He has additionally been booked beneath related sections of the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences Act.