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Armyman held for raping daughter in Naraina

A 40-year-old Army havaldar was arrested for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter in Naraina area of Southwest Delhi.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi |
February 16, 2009 12:36:27 am

A 40-year-old Army havaldar was arrested for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter in Naraina area of Southwest Delhi.

The police said they received a complaint from a local resident,a retired brigadier,that a girl was being raped by her father. However,she could not complain as he kept threatening her with dire consequences.

“The victim first told a woman in the neighbourhood who then approached a brigadier,” the police said.

The accused,a resident of Madhya Pradesh,earlier lived alone. Around 15 days back,he brought his daughter with him to Delhi where he is currently posted.

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The police said medical examination has confirmed rape. A case has been registered with the local police and investigations are on. Deputy Commissioner of Police,Southwest district,K Jagdeshan said,“We have booked the father and a case has been lodged. The accused is an Army havaldar.” The girl has been sent to an NGO and the family members have been informed.

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