A 30-year-old man allegedly raped his minor daughter at Bhayander township in the district, police said today.
The accused allegedly raped his 10-year-old daughter at their Kashmiria home in Bhayander on Monday night.
The accused then threatened the victim and his wife with dire consequences if they revealed the offence to anyone.
However, the girl’s mother later filed a complaint against her husband, based on which the accused was arrested on Tuesday night.
The accused has been booked under sections 376 (rape) and 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the IPC and also sections 4 and 8 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, police said.