Balasore, May 30: In a shocking incident, a youth was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 19-year-old girl in Nilagiri area of Balasore district today.
The accused has been identified as Debasish Hansda, a resident of Baradadihi village under Udala police limits of the district.
According to reports, Debasish had allegedly kidnapped the victim on March 17 and then allegedly raped her.
However, the girl managed to escape from the spot and narrated her ordeal to her family members.
Later, a written complaint was filed against Debasish at Berhampur police station on May 28, basing on which the police launch a probe and arrested the accused.
“A case in this connection has been registered and further investigations are underway,” informed IIC Prabharanjan Behera.