Madurai, July 5: A 31-year-old has been arrested as he has been accused of sexually harassing his 12-year-old daughter for last one year.
The incident took place in a village in Tamil Nadu. One of the relatives of the victim had informed police about the shocking incident.
It has been reported that the man used to tie mangalsutra around his daughter's neck and claimed that she was his "second wife". He used to rape her even when his other kids, a 5-year-old girl and a newborn, along with their mother used to be present in the house.
The man allegedly had threatened his wife to face dire consequences if she would have revealed anything to any relative or to police.
"The room is separated with cardboard. He rapes his daughter even while the other children are present in the house," said police sources.
The accused did not even spare his second daughter. He often beats and threatens to kill her if she discloses his act to anyone.
Finally, the victim got a chance to disclose everything to one of their relatives. Later the Child Welfare Committee rescued the 12-year-old victim from their house in Madurai.