Man sentenced to life in jail in Nashik for raping his daughter

40-year-old man sentenced to life in prison for raping his minor daughter . The father assaulted his daughter at night while they were away from work .

NASHIK (NASHIK) — According to city police, a 40-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for raping his minor daughter.The man was fined Rs 50,000 by a collective fine.Police said he committed the offence on April 9 last year, and the case was investigated by district and session court No.3 M V Bhatia, who convicted him after hearing circumstantial evidence and witnesses.

The father even threatened the daughter to inform everyone about the incident.The child confided in her mother, however.Following this, a complaint was lodged with the police who registered the FIR for offences punishable by sections 376 of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act 2012.Prosecutor Revati Kotwal argued that the father had committed the offence based on scientific and circumstantial evidence.

The court found him guilty of the Pocso Act, 2012, and fined him another Rs 25,000.