Mayurbhanj: Police have arrested a 45-year-old married man from Mahuladiha area of Mayurbhaj district for allegedly raping differently-abled woman of the area on December 23.
The accused was identified as Bhanja Mahakuda of Keshadiha village.
As per the complaint lodged by victim’s brother, she was alone in the house on December 23 as her family members had gone for work. Finding her alone the accused entered the house and assaulted her sexually.Upon hearing the screams, neighbours and locals rushed to her help. Bhanja, however, fled the spot.
Later, her family members lodged a complaint at Mahuladiha police station in this regard. Police arrested Bhanja and filed a case (45/18) against him. He has been forwarded to court, sources said.