A man allegedly raped his 3-year old daughter in Nahargarh road area of the city.
Ganesh, a labourer, took his daughter outside the house while his wife was asleep and then raped the child, police said. After committing the crime, he left his daughter outside the house.
In the wee hours yesterday, when some passersby found the injured girl they admitted her to J K Lone hospital.
When the child's mother woke up in the morning and did not find her daughter in the house, she approached police.
During questioning, the child's father confessed to his crime.
The father has been arrested and the girl is undergoing treatment in the hospital.