New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident, a 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father in Haralur, Bengaluru. If reports are to be believed, the 40-year-old accused gave her daughter sleeping pills instead of medicines for cold and then raped her on the night of June 23.Also Read - Cashier, Assistant Cashier Of This Bank Arrested For Stealing Gold Jewellery Pledged By Customers

Following the incident, the victim tried to kill self by consuming a toilet-cleaning chemical. A report in the Times Now said that the teen attempted suicide after her stepmother didn’t help her in registering a police complaint. Also Read - Congress’ DK Shivakumar Issues Apology To ‘To All Women of Karnataka…’ Over MLA's Rape Remark

However, the victim went to a police station on her own and lodged an FIR against the accused, her father. Also Read - 'Will Choose Words Carefully': Congress MLA Ramesh Kumar Apologises For 'Enjoy Rape' Comment

In her complaint, the teen said that her father, instead of medicine of cough and cold, gave her sleeping pills. Next morning, she found her father sleeping besides her.

Acting on her complaint, the police took her to a hospital and are waiting for her recovery. Meanwhile, the accused has been arrested and the role of the stepmother is also being investigated.