Dhenkanal, July 18: in a shocking incident, a youth was arrested by the town police for allegedly raping an elderly woman.
The accused, identified as Sishir Mallick was arrested after two and half months, said a police officer.
According to police, the victim, who was attending her granddaughter at Dhenkanal DHH, was kidnapped by Mallick on April 28. He then took the woman to an isolated place and allegedly raped her there.
Later, the victim filed a written complaint at the Town police station, basing on which the police registered a case and arrested Mallick.