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Mundipada Sarpanch Arrested From Bhubaneswar For Rape

30 December 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das

Bhubaneswar: A Sarpanch from Boudh district was arrested today on charges of continually raping a woman over years on the pretext of marriage and later duping her.

The accused Antarjyami Sahoo is a Sarpanch of Mundipada village in Boudh district.

As per the complainant, Sahoo had been living with her in Damana area of Chandrasekharpur in Bhubaneswar. They were in a relationship for the last five to six years. However, he dumped her and married someone else about three months ago.

After having lost all hope, the survivor complained to Chandrasekharpur police station following which Sahoo was arrested. The police have recorded statements from both the parties and a probe is underway.