A senior Indian police officer has reportedly been arrested for allegedly raping his married daughter because she “provoked” him.
The 58-year-old assistant sub inspector from Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, is thought to have attacked her in a police station.
The officer who was said to be within three days of his retirement, is also alleged to have beaten up his 35-year-old daughter’s husband.
The woman had been abused by her father as a teenager, The Times of India reported, This ended when she married.
“I thought my father must have changed in so many years, but I was proved wrong,” she is said to have told officers.
Police sources told the newspaper that the officer admitted the rape and it was done because his daughter “provoked” him. Fellow officers expressed shock at the alleged crime.