Bangiriposhi: A woman was allegedly raped by a man at Ghiajodi village under Jharpokharia police limits in Mayurbhanj district, sources in the police said today.
The accused person has been identified as Kichekaswari Dehuri (45). He has been detained on the basis of the complaint lodged by the victim.
According to sources, the matter came to light after the victim, a resident of the same village, lodged a complaint with the police today. Acting on the complaint, the police arrested the accused.
The complainant stated that Dehuri abducted and dragged her to the Saraskana forest yesterday where he outraged her modesty.
A case (150/19) has been registered and a probe is underway, the police said.