Angul: The Khamara police on Friday arrested a married man on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl in Pallahara area of Angul district.
According to police, the minor girl was grazing goat in a forest near her village yesterday afternoon. The accused, identified as Guru Badra of Bariha Munda village, allegedly took her to an isolated area and raped her finding her alone.
Returning home, the victim narrated the ordeal before her parents, following which they lodged a police complaint at Khamara police station.
Acting on the complaint, police arrested the accused today. Police have sent both the victim and the accused for medical examination.