Jharkhand: Man arrested for raping minor step-daughter
Posted on: 12:40 AM IST May 07, 2013 IST
Ranchi: A man has been arrested for allegedly raping his 14-year-old step-daughter for the last seven months, police said on Monday. A woman neighbour helped the police in arresting accused Mahendra Sonar.
Sonar was married to a woman in Giridih. He later came in contact with a divorced woman in Ranchi and fathered two children -- a three-year-old boy and six-month old daughter, they said. The accused allegedly raped the divorced woman's 14-year-old daughter from her earlier marriage.
Following the victim's claim that Sonar had been raping her for the last seven months, the neighbour informed the police and he was arrested.
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