Saintala, Mar 16: The Saintala police arrested a JCB driver today for eloping with owner’s minor daughter from Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district.
The accused has been identified as Damodar Meher who was working as a JCB driver in Dasapur village.
According to police, Damodar had gone to pick up the victim from her school on March 10 but both of them did not return since then. The family of the minor tried to trace them but failed.
Later, the family lodged a complaint in this regards at Belagaon outpost based on which the police launched an investigation and nabbed the accused from his relative’s house in Bhawanipatna.
Later, the accused was forwarded to court.