A man has been detained pending a charge of rape. This is after his twelve year old stepdaughter accused him of raping her. According to police, the twelve year old in the company of her uncle reported to police in the Stann Creek District that on Wednesday last week after she went home from school, her stepfather pulled her in a bungalow house, tied both her hands to the back, covered her mouth and eyes with a rag. The stepfather then reportedly placed a knife to her neck and proceeded to rape the 12 year old girl. The girl was examined by doctors who certified she had been carnally known. The stepfather has been detained pending charged of rape, aggravated assault and threatening words.