A 34-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted his five-year-old daughter near Avanigadda in Krishna district. He was absconding after his wife lodged a complaint with the police on Tuesday night. Though the incident occurred on Saturday, the victim revealed it to her mother after three days when she developed some complications.
Avanigadda Deputy Superintendent of Police V. Pothuraju told newsmen that the accused person, S. Koti Nageswara Rao, was a teacher in the limits of Kaikaluru police station and he and his wife had been living separately for the past two years following differences.
According to Mr. Pothuraju, the couple have two children and both are staying with their mother. Nageswara Rao frequently meets his two children. He offered a chocolate to his daughter while she was on way to school on Saturday and allegedly sexually assaulted her.
“Preliminary medical examination has confirmed the sexual assault and a case has been registered against Nageswara Rao under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
The accused is absconding and special teams are deployed to nab him,” Mr. Pothuraju said. The girl was admitted to hospital.