Pascal Mazurier (C), an ex-French consular officer who once worked for the French Consulate in Bangalore, holds a placard along with his father Jack Mazurier (L) after a press conference in Bangalore on June 17, 2015.

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Pascal Mazurier (centre) was arrested in 2012 and launched on bail

A former French diplomat charged with raping his three-year-old daughter in India has been cleared of all prices.

Pascal Mazurier, who was a consular official within the southern metropolis of Bangalore, was arrested in 2012 after complaints from his Indian spouse.

Mr Mazurier advised BBC Hindi’s Imran Qureshi that “justice had been performed” and a “5 yr battle” had ended with the ruling.

His spouse, Suja Jones Mazurier, has stated she is going to enchantment in opposition to the decision.

She advised an Indian tv channel that his acquittal meant that her daughter “didn’t get justice”.

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Mr Mazurier stated that he now meant to be part of his kids’s lives.

“They’re nonetheless younger and they should get the recommendation of their father. It’s nowhere in my plans to desert my kids. I really like them they usually love me. What has been performed by their mom just isn’t their fault. So, I need to be there for them,” he advised the BBC.

The decision was introduced by a particular quick monitor Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POSCO) courtroom, which had examined 27 witnesses throughout the course of the trial.

Mr Mazurier was arrested and held within the crowded Parapanna Agrahara jail for 3 days, earlier than being launched on bail for 100,000 rupees ($1,548; £1,205).

He had spoken out in opposition to his arrest, insisting that he was harmless.