Balasore, May 28: The In-Charge of Gopalpur police outpost in Balasore district has been arrested today on the charge of raping a woman constable.
The accused police officer has been identified as Bansidhar Pradhan.
He has been arrested at the Inspector General (IG) Office, Eastern Range, Balasore at his put off.
Sources said, Bansidhar allegedly raped a woman constable of the outpost several times. She had lodged a complaint before the Eastern Range IG Diptesh Pattnaik earlier.
Acting on it, IGP noticed Pradhan to attend his office to put him off on the grievance. Accordingly, he arrived at the office in the morning. However, Pradhan was arrested there before his put off.