Bhubaneswar: A constable posted at Capital Police station was arrested and placed under suspension on charges of raping his minor niece. The accused has been identified as Bijay Sethi.
According to sources, the victim was staying with his uncle Sethi and his wife at a rented house in Saheed Nagar area here. Despite of marrying and having a kid, the constable was having an evil eye on his niece.
The matter came to the fore after a complaint was lodged at the Saheed Nagar PS. On the basis of the complaint, a case was filed and the accused constable was taken into custody.
Police are interrogating the accused to elicit more information on the crime.