Panaji: A 44-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting his minor daughter recently and raping his elder child some years back, police said.

The unemployed accused, living in Verna village, molested his 13-year-old daughter five days back, they said.

While she was being counseled by a local NGO on Thursday, it also came to light that the accused had allegedly raped his elder daughter in 2008 when she was around 13-year-old.

Verna Police arrested the accused on Thursday and booked him under relevant sections of Goa Children’s Act.

The mother of the two girls has been working abroad, police added.


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