Published On : Mon, Mar 20th, 2017

Shocker: Man, a murder accused, rapes minor daughter, arrested

In a heinous incident that could put a monster to shame, a man raped his own minor daughter. The outrageous incident took place in Sakkardara area here on Saturday night. The rapist man, who had allegedly murdered his sister-in-law four years ago and was released from jail two months back, has been arrested.

The evil accused has been identified as Gaurishankar Pancham Kolte (36), resident of Sakkardara area. Wife of the accused works as a cook. It is learnt that Gaurishankar had murdered his sister-in-law four years ago. Subsequently he was jailed but was released two months back. He was reportedly working as helper on a private water tanker in Somwari Quarters.

Around 10.30 pm on Saturday, Gaurishankar raped his 13-year old daughter when she was alone in house. The crime came to light when the girl disclosed her mother that her father sexually abused her when she was alone. Stunned by the revelation, she approached Sakkaradara police and registered a case in this connection.

Acting on the complaint, API K B Thakre booked the accused Gaurishankar Pancham Kolte under Sections 376(2)(F)(S)(J)(K) of the IPC read with Sub-Sections 4, 6, 10 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and arrested him. Further probe is underway.