The shameful incident had taken place on April 28 near Dhenkanal District Headquarters Hospital (DHH)
Dhenkanal, July 18: Cracking a two and a half months old case Dhenkanal Town Police on Sunday arrested a youth from Gobindpur area on the charge of sexually assaulting a 65-year-old woman.
The accused has been identified as a resident of Gobindpur area.
Worth mentioning, the shameful incident had taken place on April 28 near Dhenkanal District Headquarters Hospital (DHH). The victim who had reached along with her ailing granddaughter as an attendant had been reportedly swayed away by the accused to visit an isolated place near the hospital to get sexually assaulted later.
After the victim lodged a case in connection with the rape, the Town Police carried out raids at different places and finally managed to nab the accused from Gobindpur.
Police also seized a motorcycle from the possession of the accused.
The accused was known to the victim, police added.