The incident came to light after the minor victim broke down before her friend and revealed about the sexual assault.

A particular courtroom constituted to strive circumstances below the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, rejected the bail plea of a person (50), who’s accused of raping his minor daughter (16).

The courtroom refused the bail even after the sufferer, who’s the complainant within the case, and the mom sought to withdraw the grievance in opposition to the accused, who was arrested on January 20 by Antop Hill police station authorities.

The accused allegedly repeatedly sexually assaulted his daughter between 2015 and January 2020, when his spouse was away at their native place.

The incident got here to gentle after the minor sufferer broke down earlier than her good friend and revealed in regards to the sexual assault.

Then, her good friend contacted the sufferer’s mom and knowledgeable her in regards to the incident.

Soon, the sufferer filed a grievance with Antop Hill police station in Mumbai.

The accused, in his bail plea, contended that the daughter had filed a false case, as he had refused to let her exit of the home often.

The prosecution objected to the plea, citing it as a heinous offence.

The courtroom additionally thought-about the medical proof collected by the police throughout the investigation that supported the contentions of rape of the minor.

“The medical evidence shows the direct involvement of the accused. The offence of rape is on the minor. It is an offence against the state and society. The submission that the mother and the victim want to withdraw the complaint, as allegations are not true, is rejected,” noticed the particular courtroom whereas rejecting the accused’s bail plea.

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