A man was here arrested for allegedly raping his eight-year-old daughter, police said on Sunday. The incident had allegedly taken place on Friday morning at a Jhalawar village.
The uncle of the victim on Friday evening complained to police in Jhalawar after which a case was registered under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code and the POCSO Act.
The victim's mother lived at her parents' place because of a dispute with her husband, Jhalawar women police station SHO Hari Singh Singh said.
He added that the minor lived with her siblings in a joint family at the Jhalawar village. Her uncle had found the accused raping his minor daughter in a room of their house.
The uncle immediately rescued the minor victim while the accused fled, the SHO said. The accused was arrested on Saturday and was produced before a court, which sent him to judicial custody, the SHO said, adding that the medical examination of the victim was conducted.