A homicide convict serving a existence time period in an open-air prison in Jodhpur has escaped from the jail after allegedly raping his minor daughter whom he have been preserving with himself within the prison campus after his spouse had left him, police mentioned on Thursday. The incident hanging a query mark over the innovative thought of the open-air prison in Rajasthan got here to mild after the sufferer woman’s mom lodged a grievance with the police after being knowledgeable about her husband’s heinous offence via her daughter.
After coming to understand from his spouse that she was once going to resort a grievance with police in opposition to him, the convict escaped from the jail on Wednesday itself. A case in opposition to the convict was once lodged underneath related sections of IPC and POCSO Act and police introduced an investigation into the dual crime of rape and break out from the jail, the police mentioned.
Now we have began the investigation into the subject. We recorded the sufferer’s statements on Thursday itself and were given her scientific exam, mentioned the police. Police mentioned a Sirohi district resident, serving a existence time period following his conviction in a homicide case have been residing within the Jodhpur open-air prison campus.
Underneath the provisions of the Rajasthan Prisoners Open Air Camp Regulations, 1972, the convict had additionally been preserving his spouse and minor daughter with him at the prison campus. However his spouse had left him a while again following his repeated violence together with her whilst the daughter stayed again within the prison campus together with her father, police mentioned.
The lady referred to as up her mom on Wednesday and knowledgeable her that her father had raped her. Surprised via the incident, the woman’s mom right away rushed to the police and filed a case in opposition to her husband on the Reodar police station, mentioned the police. The subject was once referred to Jodhpur police and the FIR in opposition to him was once transferred to the Mandore police station having jurisdiction over the prison territory. The accused had left the prison on Wednesday night itself. Now we have introduced a hunt for him, Mandore police mentioned.