Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1:

The Twin City Commissionerate police on Wednesday arrested a youth on charges of cheating and raping a young woman on the pretext of marrying her.


According to police, a youth identified as Jayant Digal of Laxmipur slum in Maitri Vihar under Chandrasekharpur Police limits had developed a physical relation with the victim promising to marry her and she was staying at Jayant’s house for over a year.

Later, the accused threw her out of his house and tried to flee after the incident came to light.

The victim’s family members yesterday reached at the slum and captured him before he could give them a slip.

Chandrasekharpur police forwarded the accused to court registering a case on the basis of the woman’s complaint.