Man sexually assaults minor daughter

New Delhi: A 36-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted his 12-year-old daughter in an inebriated state in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri, the police said today.

The incident happened last week but was reported to the police yesterday.

Police said the girl’s mother had gone to her parental home after a fight with her husband last week. The girl and her siblings were staying with their father.

The accused allegedly sexually assaulted his daughter while he was drunk.

The girl told her mother about it when she returned home yesterday, police said.

Her mother approached the police yesterday and a case was registered. The accused has been on the run since then.

The girl is being counselled by an NGO.