Soldier arrested for raping daughter (Lead)

February 15th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) A soldier has been arrested here on charges of raping his 15-year-old daughter who initially complained to her neighbours, police said Sunday.

Jagdish Kush, posted in Delhi Cantonment, was taken into custody Saturday.

“The man raped his daughter Friday. The girl approached the neighbours after the incident and they took her to the police station following which a complaint was lodged,” the officer said.

The medical examination has confirmed rape. Kush was immediately arrested.

Kush last month brought his daughter and two sons from his village in Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh. His wife and a third son are in the village.

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