Father who tortured ‘rapist’ to death says he didn’t mean to kill

During questioning, the father told police that he had called the supplier to ask why he raped his daughter.

Written by Ananya Bhardwaj | New Delhi | Updated: November 3, 2014 10:09 am

A day after a father tortured his daughter’s alleged rapist to death, he told police that he did not mean to kill but could not bear that his pregnant 14-year-old would find no justice.

“I burned his genitals once, he screamed. I did it again, he shuddered. When I did it the third time..he did not move. He was dead…I did not want to kill him,” the 36-year-old father has reportedly confessed. He tortured a 45-year-old medicine supplier after he found out that the supplied had allegedly raped his 14-year-old daughter and made her pregnant.

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After he realised that he had killed the victim, he sat next to the body weeping. He then went to the police station to surrender, police said on Sunday. The supplier lived in a rented accommodation in the same building as the father and often took care of his children. The accused has six children, four of them daughters.

“A man came to the police station around 4 am on Saturday and confessed to murder. A team was sent to the scene of crime. The body of the supplier was found on the bed, with his hands and mouth tied with a towel,” a police officer  told Newsline.

“The victim sustained burn injuries on his private parts and stomach. The body was sent for an autopsy,” the officer said.

During questioning, the father told police that he had called the supplier to ask why he raped his daughter. However, the father said, instead of feeling sorry, the victim started to use offensive language. Angry, he tortured him with hot iron tongs, police said.

The father told police that he found out about his daughter’s alleged rape only a week ago, after doctors at a local hospital informed him about her being pregnant. “She started complaining of morning sickness and dizziness. We took her to a doctor and we were told that she is pregnant. We were shocked,” the mother of the girl said.

The 14-year-old reportedly told her parents that the supplier took her to his room and raped her while the others were away.  “She stopped smiling. She stopped eating properly or going out with her friends,” the mother said.

Police said they had recorded the father’s statement and taken him into judicial custody.

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First Published on: November 3, 2014 3:44 am
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    TimmyFoxx
    Nov 11, 2014 at 12:56 am
    Sweet justice was served.
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      Adrian Marquez
      Nov 4, 2014 at 7:05 pm
      i noticed the same thing
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        Adrian Marquez
        Nov 4, 2014 at 7:05 pm
        i noticed the same thing
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          alok bariyar
          Nov 3, 2014 at 7:59 am
          wow, torturing to death by his own hands, salute to the FATHER.
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            alok bariyar
            Nov 3, 2014 at 7:59 am
            wow, torturing to death by his own hands, salute to the FATHER.
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              alok bariyar
              Nov 3, 2014 at 8:32 am
              wow, torturing to death by his own hands, salute to the FATHER.at least he will not have to wait till infinity when the rapist is proven to be a juvenile.
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                alok bariyar
                Nov 3, 2014 at 8:32 am
                wow, torturing to death by his own hands, salute to the FATHER.at least he will not have to wait till infinity when the rapist is proven to be a juvenile.
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                  Anand
                  Nov 4, 2014 at 9:59 am
                  Hi Flower, i understand your sympathy for humans, but trust me, letting God judge everything would kind of make this world un-inhabitable. The judicial system is flooded with such cases. Now if a man does something to give justice to his daughter, i dont see it as 'as bad as the suspect'. Hence i would like to respectfully tell you that your opinion is lame at best. However, I do believe that at heart you are a good person...
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                    Mitch M
                    Nov 10, 2014 at 4:42 pm
                    Evil would be maliciously harming an innocent. Burning the genitals of an unrepentant rapist, in other words what he used to hurt a child, could hardly be considered evil. I was bitten by a dog once because I got too close to her puppies. I could not define her as "evil" for attacking a threat to her children.
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                      Mitch M
                      Nov 10, 2014 at 4:42 pm
                      Evil would be maliciously harming an innocent. Burning the genitals of an unrepentant rapist, in other words what he used to hurt a child, could hardly be considered evil. I was bitten by a dog once because I got too close to her puppies. I could not define her as "evil" for attacking a threat to her children.
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                        Ashoka Kalgude
                        Nov 3, 2014 at 3:25 am
                        What he did mayn't be easy to judge, but castrating the rapist is good given apathy of Indian Judicial system. He shouldn't have gone untill rapist was killed.
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                          Ashok Raut
                          Nov 3, 2014 at 10:38 am
                          This is the punishment we should give to the rapist publicly. Only then our these anti-social will fear to do these things. Our Law should be modified to that extent.
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                            Ashok Sridharan
                            Nov 4, 2014 at 5:55 am
                            Never imagined I would ever say this, but my sympathies are completely with the poor girl and her father.
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                              ashish
                              Nov 3, 2014 at 12:27 pm
                              Hats off to the courageous father!!!
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                                Bhaskar
                                Nov 3, 2014 at 11:15 am
                                If this is done to the next 20 rapists in each state, rape will stop immediately.
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                                  Sikandar
                                  Nov 3, 2014 at 8:14 am
                                  Surely he wouldnt have ever gotten any justice through this system that stinks. All sympathy and support to the father.
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                                    Sikandar
                                    Nov 3, 2014 at 8:14 am
                                    Surely he wouldnt have ever gotten any justice through this system that stinks. All sympathy and support to the father.
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                                      Sandi1951
                                      Nov 4, 2014 at 1:50 pm
                                      it is not SAME. Father has defense, something akin to temporary insanity...
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                                        scallywag
                                        Nov 3, 2014 at 4:12 pm
                                        In a culture that holds contempt for women, is known to look the other way when women are abused and frankly holds women as subordinate to men in a patriarchal culture wasn't it simply a question of when one day a father would take the law into his own hands given the law's reticence with bringing such crimes and atudes to the fore…?:scallywavagabond.co...
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                                          scallywag
                                          Nov 3, 2014 at 4:12 pm
                                          In a culture that holds contempt for women, is known to look the other way when women are abused and frankly holds women as subordinate to men in a patriarchal culture wasn't it simply a question of when one day a father would take the law into his own hands given the law's reticence with bringing such crimes and atudes to the fore…?:scallywavagabond.co...
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                                            scallywag
                                            Nov 3, 2014 at 4:51 pm
                                            In a culture that holds contempt for women, is known to look the other way when women are abused and frankly holds women as subordinate to men in a patriarchal culture wasn't it simply a question of when one day a father would take the law into his own hands given the law's reticence with bringing such crimes and atudes to the fore…?:scallywavagabond.co...
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