Abhimanyu Samal, a 45-year-old man from Jagpur, Odisha, was arrested by the police for raping his 15-year-old daughter inside their home.
Samal is a father of two children, he lives in Rudrapur Village in Jagpur, Odisha.
The 45-year-old man was arrested by the Jagpur Police after his wife registered a complaint against him and alleged that she saw her husband raping their 15-year-old daughter.
The wife of Samal claims her husband raped their daughter, who is still in Class 10th, inside their home on June 17, 2019.
The wife also said Samal beat her up when she saw him raping their daughter.
The mother and the 15-year-old daughter went to the Binjharpur Police Station to file a complaint against Abhimanyu Samal on June 18, 2019.
Shiba Charan Behera, a senior police officer at the Binjharpur Police Station, said, “As per the complaint, the father of the minor girl threatened her with dire consequences before committing the crime. When the girl’s mother objected to it, she was beaten up by the accused.”
Officer Behera added that the mother and the daughter also said that Samal has been abusing their daughter sexually for a couple of months.
The police have registered the complaint under the Indian Penal Code section 6 (aggravated penetrative sexual assault) and relevant sections of the POCSO Act.
The 15-year-old girl has gone under the required medical examination and her statement has been recorded.
The father of the 15-year-old girl has also gone under the same medical examination.
A local court has sentenced Abhimanyu Samal to stay in judicial custody for 14 days.