Mumbai, Apr 10: The Mumbai Police have arrested a fashion designer for allegedly raping his two minor daughters for two years. The man, arrested on Monday, has been accused of sexually assaulting his daughters, aged 17-years and 13-years. He has been sent to police custody till April 13 by a Special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act court. The case came to light after the fashion designer’s wife along with her daughter filed a complaint with the Mumbai Police.

According to reports, the 17-year-old daughter told her mother on Sunday about what her father had done with her as well as her younger sibling. She told her mother that her father threatened to cut off money for her education and throw her out of the house if she resisted. In the FIR, the 17-year-old has said that their father began abusing them two years ago.

The girl lives at home with her parents, grandparents and three siblings – two younger sisters and a baby brother. She alleged that her father sexually assaulted both her and her 13-year-old sibling. While the accused has been sent to police custody, the two daughters have been sent to shelter home.