Puri, May 15: Puri Chandanpur police have detained a man for allegedly raping his minor niece.
The incident came to the fore when the parents, natives of Kelapadia village lodged a complaint with police on Sunday in this connection.
The accused has been identified as Kanha Das.
According to the complaints, Kanha had sexually abused the minor girl on Friday in a drunken state while she was lonely at home. Being informed regarding the ordeal, the parents moved police station and sought action against the accused.
Acting on it, the police picked the accused from the spot and initiated investigation.