A senior Indian police officer has been arrested for allegedly attacking and molesting his married daughter in the police station because according to him, she “provoked” him. The 58-year-old assistant sub inspector from Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, who was said to be within three days of his retirement, is also alleged to have beaten up his 35-year-old daughter’s husband.
Local press is reporting that the woman claims she had been saxually abused by her father as a child growing up, but this ended when she got married. As Part of her statement to police officers the victim said:
“I thought my father must have changed in so many years, but I was proved wrong,”
Police announced that the officer admitted the rape and it was done because his daughter “provoked” him. Fellow officers expressed shock at the alleged crime.
The name of the officer has not been released not to jeopadize the investigation and to protect the victim.