Mumbai: In a shocking incident, a 14-year-old minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by father at his residence at Andheri (West). The police have arrested the asscused father and remanded in the police custody, said the police official from DN nagar Police Station.

According to the police, the Victim resided near Usmaniya dairy, Gavdevi Dongar in Andheri West. The class VII girl studying in Urdu BMC school in Andheri. In the statement given to the police she said, her father used to assault her, touch her inappropriately when there is no one in the house. She complaint it to her mother about the incident. When the victim mother asked about it, the accused threatened her to kill her and daughter if they both  revealed it to anybody. According to the reports the accused father has been assaulting the victim since 2016.

On March 4, 2017, the girl narrated the story to her class teacher to which teacher called her mother to enquired about the matter and later sent them to Cooper hospital for medical test. The teacher then approached an NGO name Dilassa and told them about the incident. The NGO then wrote a letter to DN nagar Police station about the incident and asked them to register the case against the father.

Today, the statement of the victim was recorded after which the case was registered against the accused father, said the official. The accused father was arrested and was produced before the court and remanded in  the police custody till March 23.

The accused has been booked under section 376 (2) (f), (i), (j) and (n) of the Indian Penal Code and under relevant section of POCSO Act.