Malkangiri: Police on Tuesday arrested Forest Ranger Bijay Kumar Nayak for allegedly misbehaving with a lady forest guard in Malkangiri district.
According to sources, Patra who is in-charge of Kendu Leaves Department had allegedly misbehaved with the woman guard on December 22.
The victim has alleged that despite complaint against the Patra, no action was taken against him by the forest department authorities, added sources.
Later, the lady guard brought the matter to the notice of police and lodged a written complaint against Patra at Malkangiri police station.
Based on the complaint, police interrogated Patra and arrested him after he was found guilty. Reportedly, the accused has been forwarded to the court.