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Dombivli Man Arrested For Intoxicating, Raping Nine-Year-Old Daughter: Reports

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Dombivli man rapes daughter: Police arrested a 49-year-old man from Dombivli in Maharashtra for allegedly raping his own daughter aged nine over several months, reports said Saturday. An alcoholic, he reportedly even forced his daughter to consume liquor while sexually assaulting her. His wife, towards whom he was also violent, approached authorities to file a case against him.

The man was charged under various sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

The couple had two daughters, one aged nine and the other, eight. The nine-year-old was allegedly raped by the accused on an occasion when his wife was not in town, reports Hindustan TimesOn the pretext of giving the girl a bath, he committed the crime despite refusals from the survivor.

Reports suggest he even woke her up in the middle of the night once to rape her. The accused refuted the rape allegations when his wife, whom the daughter told, confronted him.

Dombivli Man Rapes Daughter: In India, That’s Unfortunately Not Uncommon

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data last year, in 94 percent rape cases, the assaulter was known to the survivor. Over the year, there have been multiple instances of daughters raping their own children. Read about some cases here.

Earlier this month, a case from Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh sent shockwaves across the country, involving a teen girl who claimed 28 men – including her father – raped her over many years. The list of accused included politicians and other local leaders, as per reports.

Similar cases of fathers raping their own daughters have been reported even from Rajasthan and Mumbai this year.

Meanwhile, in another disturbing incident from Dombivli that made international headlines, a minor girl alleged over 30 people (including two minors) had gangraped her between January 29 and September 22 this year. The accused were a chain of people known to each other, reports claim. Last month, police said they had arrested all 33 accused in the gangrape case.


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