Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Kendrapara, Feb 13:
Two men in Odisha’s Kendrapara district were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping a 20-year old woman at Chandanpur village.
Both the accused have been sent to jail following rejection of their bail pleas by the local court.
Police said Suresh Sethi of Chandanpur and Hrushikesh Sethi of Gulanagar were arrested on charges of allegedly gang-raping a young woman of the same village while she was alone in her house on Tuesday.
The matter came to light when the father of the girl filed an FIR in the local police station and alleged that his daughter was gang raped by two youths.
The 20-year-old girl has been medically examined and the report is awaited, the police said.
S P Kendrapara, Rabi Narayan Behera told reporters here today that the accused who had gone into hiding were arrested on Wednesday.