Jajpur: A 45-year-old man was arrested for harassing his minor daughter. Such an incident has been reported from Marzitapur village under Jenapur police limits in the district.
The accused has been identified as Binod Nath. He is survived by his wife and five daughters.
According to reports, Binod stays in Puri and had a grocery shop there. He used to visit his village from Puri often. During which, he used to assault his daughter physically and mentally. After the matter came to fore, a complaint was lodged at Jenapur police station.
Based on a complaint, police registered a case and arrested the accused under sections 341, 294, 323, 354 B and 506 of IPC as well as Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.