Koraput: The police on Thursday said that they arrested a youth from a village in Koraput district for allegedly impregnating a 17-year-old minor girl.
The accused has been identified as Naba Jani of Kapsiput village in the district.
The police said, the accused, who claimed to love the girl, established a physical relationship with the minor girl of Khajuriput village on the pretext of marriage.
However, after learning that the girl is nearly four-month pregnant, he tried to distance himself from the girl and escape from the situation.
With no other options left, the girl knocked on the doors of the cops and filed a complaint with Kakiriguma police. Acting on the complaint, cops apprehended the youth. Meanwhile, both the accused and the victim were sent for a medical examination, sources said.