Hong Kong man arrested over alleged rape of 12-year-old daughter

Mother called police on Friday

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 05 February, 2017, 1:57pm
UPDATED : Sunday, 05 February, 2017, 1:57pm

A 75-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter, police said.

A police source said the girl told her mother that she had been raped more than once.

The mother then took the girl to Caritas Medical Centre in Cheung Sha Wan for a medical check, and called police on Friday at around 8pm.

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The father was later arrested.

By Sunday morning, he was still being held, but had not been charged.

Officers from Kowloon West regional crime unit are investigating the case.