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Man arrested for raping dalit woman in Kendrapara


OST Crime Bureau
Kendrapara, Dec 3:

Police have arrested one person for allegedly raping a mother of two children, a 25-year-old dalit woman in Patalipanka village under Marshaghai police limits in Kendrapara district.

Police said the accused trespassed into her house last night in the absence of male members of the family and sexually assaulted the victim after tying her up.

The accused, identified as Jayaram Mallick, was arrested under IPC sections 376, 557, 342 and 506, police said.

Inspector of Marshaghai police station, Sushanta Patra, said the accused had confessed to the crime. Both the victim and the accused have been medically examined and the accused would be forwarded to the court tomorrow, he added.