45 YEAR OLD MAN HELD FOR RAPING HIS OWN DAUGHTER IN PALGHAR,SON CATCHES FATHER IN THE ACT!!!

Mumbai: Coming close on the heels of the conviction of a rapist for life for raping and siring two kids from his own daughter in Vasai, another case has come to light in Saphale, in Palghar district. A man has been arrested by the Kelwe Coastal Police for raping his 8 year old minor daughter repeatedly. The eldest son of the rapist caught his own father committing the act and he complained to a relative, who is a neighbour. 

The accused, aged 45 (name : Sitaram Pagi) a resident of Navghar-Penand village in Saphale has been arrested for allegedly raping his own 8 year old daughter, studying in Class VIII in a Marathi school.  The accused is married and has a wife, who is a vegetable vendor, and a 15 year old elder son besides the survivor.

According to API Siddhawa Jaybhaya, when the victim's mother would go to sell vegetables in the local Mumbai market and the 15 year old went to school, the accused would rape the survivor and also threaten her with dire consequences. The survivor would keep quiet due to the threats said the official.

On 16 February, when the survivor's mother was away in Mumbai, the accused again raped her and unable to bear the physical torture, the survivor's brother saw his father committing the sin, and he  complained to a neighbour (who is also their relative) and the neighbour went to the house of the accused and freed the survivor and when the mother returned from the market, the neighbour narratted the entire ordeal. The mother approached us and we registered a complaint of rape and Sections under the POSCOA, 2012 and arrested the accused and he has been remanded in police custody when produced before the Palghar court, she said. We have sent the survivor for medical tests to the J J Hospital and are awaiting the medical report,she said.