Angul, Jan 28: In a success to police in two-day-old Bantulu village minor girl rape case, Thakurgarh Police arrested the accused on Wednesday.
The accused identified as Rinku Sethi (25) of Kumand village was absconding after committing the crime.
As per the allegation against the accused, he targeted the minor girl while she was playing on the streets on Tuesday morning. After alluring her on the pretext providing some food items Rinku took the minor on his motorbike to a mango orchid and raped. He dropped the victim near her house in a critical condition post the incident and fled away.
Finding blood stain on the clothes of their daughter parents of the victim came to know about her ordeal and lodged a complaint at Thakurgarh Police Station.
The girl was later sent for medical examination at Athamallik Sub Divisional Hospital.
Thakurgarh Police had later formed a team to trace the accused.