Cuttack: In a shameful incident, a man allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter for over a month in Odisha’s Cuttack city.
The incident came to light after the girl lodged a complaint with the police.
On the basis of a complaint, the Badambadi police have started an investigation and detained the accused, a resident of Shankarpur area in the city.
As per the allegation, the man, who runs a fruits shop near Jayashree Cinema Hall here, had been raping her 15-year-old daughter for the last one month.
The girl eventually mustered courage and lodged a police complaint.
The police have rescued the minor girl and her 12-year-old sister. The victim was sent to Basundhara orphanage here after medical examination.
According to sources, the girl will be produced before the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) for recording of her statement, today.
The wife of the accused had reportedly eloped with a youth, a month ago.