A 16-year-old girl in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, has accused her father of raping and impregnating her, police said.
Police arrested the man on January 23 after the daughter’s complaint.
The girl in a statement to the police said that she decided to inform the police after she became pregnant. She alleged that her father has been sexually abusing her for the past one year.
Police have registered a case against the man on the complaint of his daughter. the DawnNews Tv has reported.
According to the first information report (FIR), the victim is the second child among three sisters and three brothers. The family lives on Rawalpindi’s Girja Road and her father works at a nearby brick kiln.
The girl’s mother fled away to Peshawar after having grown tired of her husband’s alleged cruelty and torture. After the mother left home, the father allegedly beat up the girl’s elder brother, who too ran away to Peshawar, leaving the girl to take care of her siblings, all of whom are younger than her, the report quotes the girl telling the police.
“He would beat me up and rape me throughout the past year. When I would beg him to stop, and tell him I would complain to the police, he would threaten to treat me like he had treated my mother and said he would kill me,” the FIR quotes the girl as saying.
DSP Farhan Aslam of Sadar Bairooni police station said that a medical examination of the girl had been conducted and doctors have confirmed that she is indeed pregnant. The initial medical report has further revealed that she was constantly raped, resulting in her pregnancy.
“True facts will emerge only after results from the DNA examination are released and ascertained whether it was the girl’s father who impregnated her or someone else,” said the police officer.
The girl has been handed over to the care of women’s police.