Mumbai, Mar 22: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her own father in South-central Mumbai, police said today.
A complaint in this regard has been lodged by the girl's step-mother, they said. The woman, who works as a house-maid, has accused her husband, Jakir Husain Laskar (37), of raping the girl yesterday.
She, in her complaint, said she had left for work yesterday morning and the girl and the father were alone at home.
When she returned in the afternoon, she found the girl crying and on inquiring, the girl narrated the incident to her, the woman has told the police in her complaint. The man has been taken into custody, the police said.