Mberengwa police on Friday night arrested a man identified as Theophelus Murindi for allegedly raping his minor daughter in an inebriated condition.
The incident is said to have occurred in the afternoon.
By the evening, the 15-year-old narrated the incident to her mother following which a case was opened.
The accused is 40-year-old labourer and his wife works as a shop keeper.
In her complaint to police, the mother stated on Friday, when she returned home, her daughter shared how the accused raped her and threatened to kill her if ever she was going to open up.
The chief inspector of the case has it on record that the accused is an alcoholic.