Mother of rape victim ‘attacked’ by father of accused

The police have arrested the accused and the woman is recuperating in the hospital.

| Mumbai | Published: October 24, 2017 3:19:25 am

The Nehru Nagar police on Monday arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly attacking a 37-year-old woman on the face with a sharp object. The accused, Shivaji Kamble, was frustrated that his son, who had been arrested for raping the woman’s daughter, was finding it difficult to get bail in the case.

The police have arrested the accused and the woman is recuperating in the hospital. An officer said that the incident took place on Monday evening after the accused spotted the woman some distance away from her Kurla residence and attacked her on the face and neck. The woman was later taken to the hospital where she received stitches.

The police have taken an attempt to murder case against the accused and detained him. An officer said the accused person’s son had been arrested last month for allegedly raping the woman’s 13-year-old daughter. Since then, his son had been behind bars and was finding its difficult to get bail.

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