COIMBATORE: The Coimbatore rural police arrested a 32-year-old man on Monday night for raping and impregnating his paramour’s minor daughter.
Police said the rape survivor aged 17 years was a Class XI student. Her father passed away around 13 years ago. After the demise of her father, her mother developed an affair with a private town bus driver who had separated from his wife more than eight years ago.
The bus driver stayed at the home of the minor girl’s mother. When the mother was not at the home, he raped the girl repeatedly. The school girl developed a severe stomach pain. She was taken to hospital where doctors checked her and told her mother that she was three months pregnant.
The doctors also informed the Madukkarai police. The police held an inquiry with the rape survivor. The police registered a case against the bus driver under sections 5 (l), (n) (j) (ii) read with 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. He was remanded in judicial custody.


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