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Man Arrested For Raping 17-Year-Old In Odisha’s Jharsuguda

20 January 2020


Jharsuguda: Jharsuguda BTM police have nabbed a man for allegedly raping a 17-year-old on January 9. He had, reportedly, also threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed the details to anyone.

The minor, who is also married, had been to Jharsuguda court on January 9 to meet her husband who had a hearing that day, said Jharsuguda SP Aswini Kumar Mohanty. While returning she met the accused who offered her a lift till bus stand.

However, he took her to a mango orchard near Budhipadar on NH 49. The accused raped her and threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed this to anyone. When her husband was back home, she revealed everything to him.

They later filed an FIR at BTM Police station. Taking immediate action, police arrested the accused- Pappu Yadav (27).

Aswini Kumar Mohanty, SP, Jharsuguda