Warangal: A railway official working at Kazipet railway station was arrested by the Intezarganj police on Sunday after his wife lodged a complaint stating that he raped their daughter several times over the past two months.

The inspector said the accused Vijayendrachary was torturing his wife and children all these years. As they completely depended on him, they remained silent. His wife came to know about the sexual assault on their daughter who is mentally underdeveloped. When she confronted the husband, he beat her up and threatened her to keep quite else they will be thrown out of home. Finally, the wife gathered courage and approached the police, the inspector said.

Vijayendrachary was arrested after primarily corroborating the charges with the 20-year-old girl who studied up to intermediate but was stopped studies as she was mentally handicapped. Further investigation is on.