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Police ASI Arrested On Charges Of Sexual Assault In Odisha's Puri

03 January 2020


Puri: Assistant Sub-Inspector of Balanga Police Station, Chittaranjan Dash, was arrested on Friday, a day after a woman alleged him of sexual assault.

SDPO Pipili is investigating into the case under the supervision of Puri SP Umashankar Dash. Police is looking into all aspects of the case and examining all allegations.

As per the complaint lodged by the woman, she had reported a family dispute at the police station three months back. She was assured that Dash has been assigned the case and would resolve the dispute.

However, on Thursday, Dash called her to his quarter on the pretext of resolving the dispute and assaulted her sexually. He even threatened to implicate her on false charges if she discloses his act before anyone.