Man calls daughter’s ‘rapist’ home, tortures and kills him, say police

The father allegedly burned the man’s genitals using heated tongs and strangled him to death.

Written by Ananya Bhardwaj | New Delhi | Updated: November 3, 2014 10:12 am

Furious over the alleged rape of his 14-year-old daughter by a 45-year-old married man, the father called the man to his house on Friday night, treated him to dinner and then tortured him to death, police said. He then went to the police station, surrendered himself and gave police a detailed account on how he tortured and murdered the man.

The 36-year-old reportedly burned the man’s genitals using heated tongs and then strangled him to death. The incident was reported from Northeast Delhi’s Khajuri Khas area on Saturday.

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Based on the man’s statement, police said the deceased, a medicine supplier, had allegedly raped the man’s minor daughter two months ago. The father did not approach police fearing “a bad name for his daughter”.

“The father called the medicine supplier over to his house saying he wanted to discuss some issue. He served him dinner. After the meal, the father overpowered the man and tied him to a chair. He got heated tongs and burned the supplier’s genitals before strangling him to death. He came to the police station and surrendered himself,” an officer said.

The father reportedly gave police a detailed account of how he tortured the man to death.

“Based on his statement, we sent a team to the spot and recovered the body. It has been sent for a post-mortem examination and his family has been informed. A case of murder has been registered and the 36-year-old man was arrested,” the officer said.

In his statement, the man told police that two months ago, while he was away at his shop in the area, the medicine supplier had come calling at his house. On finding the minor girl alone at home, he allegedly raped her. He threatened the girl with dire consequences if she spoke about the incident to anyone.

Police said the girl, however, told her father about it the same day. The man also told police that he did not approach them as he feared that neighbours and relatives would blame his daughter for the incident.

Police said the father had been planning the murder since the day he found out about his daughter’s alleged rape. He further told police that he used to get furious whenever he saw the man happy with his family while his daughter was suffering.

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  1. R
    May 29, 2017 at 3:54 am
    How could a father do anything less?
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      B J R
      May 13, 2017 at 10:58 pm
      Hopefully the man was guilty, did he take his child to have her examined? , and if he did and it was true , then I applaud him , it saved the taxpayers money by not going to court and keeping and feeding him in jail.
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        Old Dog
        Mar 28, 2017 at 6:45 pm
        Way to go! This is one of those cases where street justice works better than the law, and places much less cost on the shoulders of the taxpayer. AN IDEA: What we need to do is insute a new level of homicide. Now, bear with me here---We have Murder in the First Degree (for profit, for revenge, for kicks, etc.) We have Murder Two (pion, not quite a , uh, unkind as M-1) We have Manslaughter, we have Self-Defense, and so on. But what we don't have , is LAUDABLE HOMICIDE, which would be, "Yeah, the world's a better place without him, and he needed killing." So how about a new law that says, you do the human race a favor, and you go to court to prove you were the one who did the bad guy in, and you collect umpty thousand dollars, tax free, and a medal, and a new car. Or, maybe Super Bowl tickets. It would be noisy in a few neighborhoods for a while, and sanitation crews might be working overtime for a while, but the end result would be very polite, cheerful, law abiding citizens, no?
        1. E
          Aug 24, 2016 at 9:35 am
          This article was written 2 years ago. Does anyone know how it ended?
          1. G
            Gray Frazier
            Jan 23, 2016 at 12:32 pm
            Although the courts will probably put this father to death, I'll go on record as saying that, if this had been my daughter and the perpetrator had raped her, I'd have ended the entire "punishment" by burning the perp at the stake - IN MY FRONT YARD! I might even invite whatever lily-livered jurist, who had let the man off, previously, with a slap on the wrist, to help me roast hotdogs to sell the the onlookers.
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              P. Scott
              Aug 20, 2016 at 4:23 am
              Too bad that he surrendered to police. Should have discretely disposed of the body. Any good father would feel the same way.
              1. R
                Mar 10, 2016 at 6:26 pm
                Was the murder victim Muslim? "The man also told police that he did not approach them as he feared that neighbours and relatives would blame his daughter for the incident." Sounds like fear of Muslim violence.
                1. D
                  Apr 19, 2016 at 10:38 pm
                  what kind of a father would not kill his baby girls's rapist.
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                    ericson dennett
                    Dec 26, 2016 at 11:20 am
                    I honestly cant say as a father i wouldnt do the same or someone who did this to my daughter as a matter of fact i would have a field day or two or three or 10 until he slowly choked on his own bile
                    1. A
                      Ari Goldman
                      Jan 17, 2016 at 1:37 am
                      Vigilante justice is never right.... except when it is, like this time. Who am I kidding, vigilante justice is totally rad.
                      1. K
                        Kalen Krause
                        Apr 27, 2016 at 4:53 pm
                        Somebody give this man a medal. He's a hero to all fathers.
                        1. L
                          Mar 19, 2016 at 1:54 am
                          Love this Dad!
                          1. N
                            Nik Weinstein
                            Nov 27, 2016 at 5:56 pm
                            We don't know anything about these people in this article. The people below calling the father a hero would make horrible jurors.
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                              Brian Pawlak
                              Feb 3, 2016 at 6:30 pm
                              In the fathers defence, as a father myself, I can sympathize with the utter rage he must have felt towards this animal. This poor father should be deemed not guilty by way of temporary insanity, and thanked by the courts for taking this monster off the streets
                              1. M
                                Mar 13, 2016 at 11:55 pm
                                In India? It would more likely be shame against his family.
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                                  clifton gillespie
                                  Jul 17, 2016 at 1:14 pm
                                  I would applaud the way the father handled the event. I hope the officiales will consider the justice has been done and let the father raise his family as he will.
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                                    Alhambra Hagesh
                                    Mar 18, 2015 at 1:51 am
                                    I love a happy ending.
                                    1. A
                                      May 28, 2015 at 11:13 pm
                                      "Revenge is a dish best served cold" this incident has to be the best example of it.......
                                      1. P
                                        Pedo hater
                                        Apr 8, 2015 at 5:30 pm
                                        He should be proud. All rapist should get the same treatment apart from giving them a meal before u kill the wrongen's.....
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                                          Candide Gunn
                                          Sep 4, 2015 at 9:05 pm
                                          It was the fault of a corrupt government that caused this. If that man had trusted that he would have gotten justice for his daughter by going to the police, he would have never resorted to that. He must have been suffering almost as much as his daughter and that sends people over the edge. All people deserve a fair and just government but more and more countries are being controlled by corrupt people who only think of filling their pockets with taxpayer money and never about the horrible situations that that corruption causes in society. I am heartsick for that poor child and her father.
                                          1. C
                                            Aug 26, 2015 at 8:54 pm
                                            IF this man was the rapist, he got just what he deserved. This needs to happen to ALL Rapists. Cut off and get rid of the raping apparatus and it will not happen again. Make sure they burn the balls to get rid of the testosterone. Good job Dad, you did the right thing for your daughter.
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