Nilagiri, May 4: Nilagiri police on Tuesday arrested a 17-year-old minor boy for allegedly impregnating a minor girl in Nilagiri area of Balasore district.
Sources said the duo had fled home and were staying at a rented house. They had also tied the knot after fleeing from their houses.
In due course of time, the girl became pregnant. The girl’s mother filed a complaint with the Nilagiri police, based on which, the boy was arrested and a case registered under the relevant section.
He will be forwarded to court tomorrow, IIC Prabhanjan Behera informed.