The accused was arrested on the charge of rape under the relevant sections of IPC (Representational)
A man was arrested for allegedly raping his 10-year-old daughter, a senior police official said today. Superintendent of Police or SP SN Tiwari said that the incident occurred on Thursday night when the survivor and her younger brother were asleep in their room.
The survivor's mother was working outside, Mr Tiwari said, and the accused took the girl to his room and raped her.
"Later, the girl shared her ordeal with her mother, who subsequently registered a complaint with the City Kotwali police station yesterday afternoon," he said.
The accused was arrested on the charge of rape under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, he said.
The survivor's medical examination report is awaited, the SP said.