A 45-year-old man, who allegedly tried to rape his 15-year-old daughter, was strangled to death by his wife, daughter and son at Mahavir Jain Colony here last night.
The deceased has been identified as Raj Kishore, a mason by profession. The police have registered a case against the deceased’s wife Geeta, minor son and daughter.
As per the police, the incident took place last night when Raj Kishore came home in an inebriated state and reportedly attempted to rape his daughter. When his wife intervened, he thrashed her and again tried to physically assault his daughter.
His wife told the cops that enraged over her husband’s act, they strangled him using a piece of wire. She claimed that her husband had tried to rape their daughter earlier as well.
The police said the accused had solemnised second marriage with Geeta, who was a divorcee and had a son and a daughter from the first marriage. The couple together had a daughter and two sons. Their daughter was 15 years old and the accused had been trying to assault her.
The Daresi police are yet to make any arrest in the case. Sources said the woman herself approached the police station and informed them about the crime.
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