Man booked for cheating woman on marriage pretext


Soro: A 29-year-old Odisha Fire Services Department staff has been booked by Soro police for cheating a woman. The accused allegedly promised the victim that he would marry her and took sexual advantage of her. He later betrayed the victim after securing a job as Fireman.

The accused, identified as Sangram Murmu, is from Saraguna village under Rasagobindapur block of Mayurbhanj district.

According to the complaint lodged by the victim, a woman of Kamarapur area under Soro police limits in Balasore district, the two met in 2009 and kept meeting each other at different places. They were in a live-in relationship for a period of time.

However, Murmu started avoiding and did not keep any contact with her after he got a job in the fire services department, the complainant alleged in her complaint.

She also got impregnated twice and went for abortion both the times obeying Murmu, she mentioned in the complaint.

The complainant approached the police on June 15 after she came to know about his marriage on June 18 with another woman and lodged a complaint.

“Based on the complaint filed by the women, we have registered a case and booked him under various sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC). A manhunt has been launched to nab him while further investigation is on,” said a Soro police official.

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