Drunk man rapes, impregnates daughter in Andhra Pradesh | Vijayawada News

VIJAYAWADA: A 49-year-old man raped and impregnated his 14-year-old daughter at Baleswarapuram village of Bestavaripeta mandal in Prakasam district. The incident came to light on Friday after the girl’s grandparents found that she was five months into pregnancy when they took her to a doctor for a check up.
According to Bestavaripeta police, the accused is a chronic alcoholic. He had allegedly sexually assaulted his daughter in January this year when his wife went out to purchase supplies for their mango orchard near Shingarapalle village.
The police said the girl had informed her mother and elder sister about the incident, but the accused threatened both with death if they did not keep silent.
Recently, the girl complained of stomach pain and her grandparents, who came to visit her, took her to a government hospital. The doctors said the girl was five months pregnant. The family members had not noticed the development. The grandparents took the girl to Bestavaripeta police station where a complaint was lodged.
However, by the time the cops reached their home to arrest the accused – both parents got a wind of the police complaint and fled , Their cellphones were switched off. The police said that they have registered a case under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 and section 376 of IPC.
The police formed a special team to track down the accused using their last known location on their cell phone.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)

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