Bhubaneswar, May 26: The Twin City Commissionerate Police arrested a constable yesterday for allegedly sexually harassing a minor girl for last four years in Old town area of Bhubaneswar.
The accused constable has been identified as 32 year old Rajnikant Gomango of Gajapati district. Gomango was posted at the Lingaraj police station in the city.
According to reports, Gomango, a married man, had been sexually harassing the minor girl of the locality.
However, the accused had some objectionable photos of the minor girl and he tried to use that when the girl opposed her activities recently. Gomango had also threatened her not to disclose the matter before anyone.
He blackmailed her to maintain relationship with him and threatened her to make those viral on internet and also demanded Rs 50,000 from the girl to delete the photos and videos.
The victim yesterday lodged a complaint with the Mahila police, on the basis of which a case was registered under relevant Sections of the IPC and the constable was arrested.
The statement of the complainant has been recorded under Section 164 of CrPC. The girl was also sent for medical examination.
The accused was forwarded to court while further investigation is underway.