Bhubaneswar: Local police arrested a youth accused of raping a girl near Sikharchandi hillock on the outskirts of Odisha capital, police said today.
Twin City Commissionerate Police arrested the accused identified as Bubu Jali of Longara under Khalikote police limits in Ganjam district.
He was arrested from Sikharchandi Slum under section 376, 324, 307 of IPC and forwarded to court today.
As per police, the 32-year-old youth on Sunday took the victim to a secluded place near Sikharchandi hillock where he raped her. After fulfilling his carnal desires, he fled from the scene.
The girl was rescued from the spot and sent to a shelter home after medical examination.
Based on a written complaint filed by the victim with the Chandaka police, the investigators swung into action and apprehended the accused, the following day of the incident.