Mangaluru : Man convicted of raping minor daughter

12:31 PM, Saturday, December 14th, 2019


Mangaluru : The second additional district & sessions court hearing Pocso cases on Friday convicted a man accused of raping his minor daughter in the year 2016. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced at the next hearing.

The convicted, Kishore Bhayya, 36, a native of Uttar Pradesh and a resident of Bolar was held guilty under Sections 376 and 506 of the IPC and 5 and 6 of Pocso Act.

The accused had repeatedly raped and impregnated his daughter, then 13 years, when his wife had gone to her parents for delivery. He also accused the victim of dire consequences if she revealed the incident to anyone.

The incident came to light in March 2017, when the victim was taken for a health check-up after she complained of stomach pain. The doctors found that she was 26 weeks pregnant and informed the police. A charge sheet was filed in the case by Inspector Kalavathi from the Women’s Police Station.

The victim delivered a baby girl, which has been handed over to an adoption center. DNA tests on the baby and the accused proved that he was the biological father.

Public Prosecutor C. Venkataramana Swamy argued the case.


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