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Hyderabad, Telangana: A man has been booked here for raping his mother-in-law while inebriated.

According to Panjagutt police, on Friday a complaint was received from a 48-year-old woman stating that she was assaulted by her son-in-law who came in her room in an inebriated condition.

The victim lives with her daughter and son-in-law in an apartment in Panjagutt area. The daughter was not home at the time of the assault.

As per the complainant, the accused sought forgiveness after the incident and blamed his inebriated condition for the assault.

A case under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered and the police investigation is under way.