A father who began subjecting his daughter to horrifying sexual abuse at the age of just 5-years-old has been sentenced to 48 years behind bars.
The 59-year-old man was found guilty of 73 offences, having raped and tortured his young daughter for more than a decade in northern New South Wales.
According to 9NEWS, gruesome details of the incomprehensible abuse were revealed in court.
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During the trial, the court was told the father used a shed on the property to lock his daughter up.
Explicit details were also given of the horrendous acts he perpetrated on the young girl.
Her mother, 51, was also jailed for 16 years for her role in the abuse.
— Nine News Sydney (@9NewsSyd) October 28, 2016