Police arrested a teen girl in Karnataka Tuesday, on suspicion that she allegedly arranged the murder of her father, whom she said used to sexually abuse her. According to reports, the girl took the help of some friends to kill the 45-year-old man. The attack, which took place Monday morning, occurred in the presence of the accused teen and her younger sister.
The deceased man was a security guard at a Bengaluru college and was married twice, having had two daughters with his second wife. Reports quoting police suggest he used to sexually abuse the first daughter, incidents of which she relayed to her friends as well as her mother. The latter even confronted the man about the allegations and fought with him over it.
According to The News Minute, the man had, on the morning of his death, once again attempted to assault the girl, following which, she called a friend who brought some people over. They reportedly killed the man; Bengaluru police are looking for more accused in the case.
The girl and her friends are presently in custody and being questioned.
Girl Arranges Father’s Murder In Karnataka? What You Should Know
As per a report, the girl accused of allegedly killing her father was a college student while her younger sister studied in fourth grade in school.
The people who came after she called a friend reportedly barged into the house and attacked the man together. Four minors – including the daughter of the man – were arrested by the Yelahanka Newtown police.
Latest data by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for 2020 shows 1,34,383 sexual crimes were committed against minors in India. In the majority of cases, the offender is known to the child they assault. The number of child rapes and harassment cases continued to mount even during the pandemic, with several disturbing cases of fathers assaulting their daughters coming to the fore. Read about them here.