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Odisha youth arrested for abduction and rape


Reported by Santosh Jagdev

Bhubaneswar, May 31:

A 16-year-old girl of Kharavela Nagar area in Odisha’s capital city, who was allegedly abducted by a youth on May 14, has been rescued by the Commissionerate Police.

The police arrested the youth in charges of  kidnapping and raping the minor girl.

The youth, identified as Akshaya Mohanty (23),works as an attendant in a city based private hospital.

He was forwarded to a local court here today.

Police sources said Akshaya had an affair with the minor girl and taken her away after promising to marry her.

After failing to trace her, the girl’s family lodged a kidnap case in the Mahila police station on May 16.

Acting on the complaint, the Mahila police launched an operation to apprehend the accused and rescue the girl.

The police finally managed to locate her at the residence of one of Akshaya’s relatives in Mancheswar area last night and arrested Akshay from the same place.

The police have registered a case against Akshaya charging him with rape after conducting a medical test on the girl at the Capital hospital here.