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Guj man arrested for sexually assaulting stepdaughter

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

A man was Saturday arrested in Ahmedabad's area for allegedly sexually assaulting his teenage stepdaughter, police said.

The accused was held Saturday after the 14-year-old victim's mother filed a complaint against him on Friday, said police M S

"As per the complaint, since the last seven months, the accused used to regularly sexually assault his stepdaughter. He also threatened her to not reveal this ordeal to anyone," said

The victim confided in her mother who then filed a complaint, said the

He has been charged under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and sections 354 (assault and outraging woman's modesty) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 17:45 IST