Hyderabad: Tappachabutra police arrested a man on charges of raping his step-daughter who is a minor here on Friday.
The 40-year-old man allegedly threatened and raped the 13-year-old victim several times in the house, in the absence of her mother.
The incident came to light after the girl’s mother saw her crying and enquired the reason. Based on a complaint from the girl’s mother, the police have booked a case and arrested the suspect.
While the girl was sent to the hospital for a medical examination, the suspect was produced before the court for remanding in judicial custody.