Jammu: A man was arrested for allegedly raping his daughter in Poonch district, police said on Thursday.

The man was arrested after the 17-year old victim lodged a complaint with police that her father had raped her when she was alone at their house in Arai village, they said. Police said the incident occurred when the girl’s mother had gone to her parents’ house.

The girl has been sent for a medical examination, they added.