26-year-old arrested in Ahmedabad for allegedly raping his sister.


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On June 18, a 26-year-old man arrested by the Ahmedabad police for raping his 15-year-old sister. After their parents' death over two-and-a-half years ago, she came to live with him and his wife. Police informed that the arrested had allegedly raped his younger sister on multiple occasions. After the victim confided in her sister-in-law (the accused’s wife) regarding the incidents, she approached the police on June 16. After the victim's statement got recorded, the officer-in-charge arrested the accused on Friday. Also, her medical is completed. In the complaint, the victim said - “I lost my father when I was a child and around nine years ago, my mother died due to illness. I have been living on rent since then in different areas of Ahmedabad. Around two-and-a-half years ago, I moved into my brother's house. At night on January 29, 2019, I was sleeping in my room, when one night he forcibly raped me while his wife was sleeping in the next room. After that night, my brother raped me on multiple occasions. When I protested, he used to beat me up. After that, I started living in another area of Ahmedabad. But again, three months ago, he raped me. After that incident, I left the house and started living with my sister-in-law’s mother on rent in Ahmedabad." Police arrested the accused under Indian Penal Code Sections 376 for rape and 354A for sexual harassment, and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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