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Guwahati: The police have arrested a man from the city’s Chandmari area for allegedly raping his 10-year-old step-daughter.

Police said the minor is the daughter of the man’s second wife with whom he is currently living. He had been allegedly exploiting his step-daughter whenever the mother would be away at work.

The police added that the man had been sexually exploiting the minor for a long time but his crime was never reported.

According to the police report, the accused has been identified as Ravi Kumar Bhowal, who is now in police custody following a complaint filed by his first wife’s son. 

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