The Tirupur Rural Police arrested R. Mohan (40), a mason, who in an inebriated condition allegedly made sexual advances towards his 13-year-old daughter at their house in Palavanchipalayam near here on Tuesday.

The police had charged the accused under Section 307 of Indian Penal Code (attempt to murder) and Section 10 read with Section 9 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012. Superintendent of Police Amit Kumar Singh said that the accused also tried to strangulate her and hence Section 307 of IPC was slapped on him. The girl was taken to District Headquarters Hospital for a check-up. The accused has three daughters.