The 45-year-old man was caught by his neighbours, tied to an electric pole and thrashed. Later, they garlanded him with sandals and handed him over to the police.
The victim is believed to be his daughter. She is said to have complained to her mother and uncle of the alleged rape. The father had been raping her continuously for three months.
Image: A man is beaten up by villagers after tying him to an electric poll for alleged sexual harassment of an 8th standard student in Chikmagalur in Karnataka on Wednesday. Police later arrested the accused.