Rourkela: A 45-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl. Such an incident has been reported from Madhusudanpali area in Rourkela.
The arrested has been identified as Ramesh Das.
According to sources, Ramesh was staying at a rented house in Madhusudanpali area. Taking advantage of the situation, the married man called the 10-year-old girl of a neighboring house after luring her with chocolates. The accused then outraged her modesty.
The girl went back to her house and narrated her ordeal before her family. Later, the family members approached the Plant Site police and lodged a complaint.
Based on the plaint, a case under Section 376 AB of IPC and Section 6 of POCSO Act was registered against the accused and forwarded to court.