SUPHAN BURI – A 39-year-old Thai man has been arrested for sexually assaulting his 16-year-old daughter in Suphan Buri Province, telling police he raped her in revenge after his wife left him for another man.
The accused man (name withheld) was apprehended at his house in the Song Phi Nong district on Tuesday on charges of sexually abusing his daughter, followed a complaint by the manâ€™s ex-wife the Bangkok Post reported.
Police investigated the complaint and found there was sufficient evidence to support the allegation and obtained an arrest warrant from the Suphan Buri provincial court.
During interrogation, the man admitted to having raped his daughter, after his wife had abandoned him to live with another man and which made him angry. He decided he would get revenge on the girlâ€™s mother by raping their daughter.
He was held in police custody at Thung Khok police station for legal action.