An auto-rickshaw driver aged 42, allegedly raped his 17-year-old daughter repeatedly for a year. He reportedly was unhappy that his daughter was in a relationship with a local boy so decided to punish her. According to sources the accused had began to give drugs, thought to be sleeping pills to his wife and daughter, pretending they were iron tablets. He would then take advantage of their helpless conditions and rape his daughter, a crime that continued for a year. The victim who was initially unaware of what was happening, recently learned that she was being sexually assaulted, and after she told her mother, both women approached the police and lodged a complaint against the man. Police have registered a case of rape as the Hospital confirmed that the girl was sexually assaulted. It is reported that the accused was taken into custody and is being interrogated.