Bhubaneswar, June 5: Police has arrested an accused of gang rape who remained absconded from last seven years.
The accused identified as Bhaskar Sahu had escaped from police custody in December 2014 while he was being brought to a court in Bhubaneswar.
Police said that he was involved in a gang rape case registered at a Mahila police station. “Acting on a tip-off we conducted raid at Odagaon in Nayagarh on Friday and managed to nab him,” said a police official.
Police further said that Sahu had fled outside Odisha after his escape from the police and returned to his home recently due to the ongoing lockdown.