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Mumbai: Step father repeatedly rapes minor daughter, impregnates her – Times Now

The Matter came to light after the minor girl was found pregnant.

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Mumbai: In a shocking incident reported from Maharashtra capital Mumbai, a minor girl (16) was raped by her 42-year-old step father.

Shivaji Nagar police have registered a case against the accused under section 376, 376(N) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 4, 6, 8, 10 of POCSO Act. The accused has now been arrested.

The Matter came to light after the minor girl was found pregnant.

The accused is the second husband of the girl’s mother. The woman has done three marriages. She has been living with the third husband and the victim is the daughter of the first husband.

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In a similar incident in September, police arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly raping his minor step-daughter. The accused was sexually assaulting his eldest step-daughter for the last two years. The man was arrested after his wife filed a complaint against him.

The matter came to light after the minor’s biological mother caught her husband raping the girl in the house. The victim’s mother had earlier noticed the abuse and had strictly warned her husband not to repeat it. The woman finally lodged an FIR after catching the man red-handed.

The accused is a driver by profession. He was staying in Mulund along with his wife and three step daughters.

The complainnat gave birth to three daughters from her first marriage which ended in 2011 as she could not give birth to a son. The woman then moved to Thane after separating from her first husband and met the accused in 2013. She then remarried in 2014.