Udaipur : An Udaipur court ordered on Thursday judicial custody for man who raped his 4.5 year old daughter in their house on April 30 at Transport nagar under Pratapnagar police station area in Udaipur. The accused, a daily wager hailed from Bihar, and was living with his wife and two daughters here for over an year now. The couple worked in building construction projects. The accused is an alchoholic and is said to have illicit relationship with many female labourers in the locality.
The complaint was filed by the accused’s wife who told the police that she had gone to one of their neighbour’s house in the colony and had taken their younger daughter along. The elder one was at home with her father. The woman said that when she returned home after one and a half hour, she was shocked to see that her husband was assaulting the kid who was screaming in pain. The woman rushed to help the child and vehemently protested. The accused threatened his wife to keep shut and not to disclose the incident to anyone or else he threatened to kill the three of them and bury them inside the house.
Later he left the house and didnt return. The woman was so shocked and frightened that she couldnt muster courage to go to the police same day.However next day she narrated the incident to her neighbour who accompanied her to the police station. A medical examination of the child was held and a case under POCSO Act was registered. The police launched a search and raided all places he visited frequently and finally nabbed him. He was produced before the court on thursday which ordered him to be jailed. Meanwhile, the Child Welfare Committee ordered the woman and her daughters to be shifted to the state shelter home.