Nilagiri, May 22: In bizarre incident, a man has been arrested for allegedly raping his minor daughter in an inebriated state under Berhampur police limits in Balasore district.
According to reports, the man, father to three children, raped his younger daughter in a drunken state, a class VIII student, on April 19 when she was alone at home.
The victim narrated the ordeal before her mother after 15 days of the incident when she felt pain.
When the victim’s mother asked her husband about the incident, he tried to attack her and children with a weapon following which they ran away into the nearby jungle.
After living 10 days in the jungle in fear, they narrated their ordeal before the local Anganwadi worker and the incident came to light.
A complaint was filed at Berhampur police station in this regard following which police arrested the accused and recorded statement of the victim.