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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