Sambalpur, May 18: In a shocking incident, a 45-year-old man was arrested by Khetrajpur police for allegedly attempting to rape a minor girl in Sambalpur district.
The accused has been identified as Alekh Sahoo, a resident of the locality.
According to reports, the accused lured the nine-year-old girl while she was plucking flowers on Saturday morning. The accused then took her to his bathroom, where he allegedly tried to rape her.
However, the minor girl managed to escape from the spot and narrated her ordeal to her family members.
Later, her family filed a written complaint at the police station, basing on which the police registered a case and arrested Alekh.